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A nation‐wide, community –based voluntary health organization that provides information on cancer, research, advocacy, and community programs and services.
Cancer Care is a national non‐profit organization that provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer; people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved.
DANA‐FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE
Provides expert compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.
ERNA’S HOPE – OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS
An organization that informs women about ovarian cancer and donates Comfort Bags to those newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
Provides reproductive health information, support and hope to cancer patients whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.
FORCE: FACING OUR RISK OF CANCER EMPOWERED
A non profit organization that provides education and support for women who are at high risk of getting breast and ovarian cancer.
A free, nonresidential home like place where men, women and children with any kind of cancer and their family members and friends can receive emotional and social support.
THE GILDA RADNER FAMILIAL OVARIAN CANCER REGISTRY
This site houses an international registry of families with two or more relatives with ovarian cancer. Also offers a hotline answered by a trained specialist, newsletter, and informational pamphlets.
KIDS KONNECTED (for children with a parent who has cancer)
Provides friendship, understanding, and support for the children who have a parent with cancer, or have lost a parent to cancer.
Offers an introduction for those newly diagnosed with cancer; includes step‐by‐step information about signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, and screening techniques.
M.D. ANDERSON CANCER CENTER
Website details several ovarian cancer topics, including risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials and prevention information.
NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
A detailed online booklet listing possible causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and coping techniques for ovarian cancer.
NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK – ( 888) 909‐6226
An alliance of 19 of the world’s leading cancer centers, an authoritative source of information to help patients and health professionals make informed decisions about cancer care.
NATIONAL LGBT CANCER NETWORK
Addresses the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans gender cancer survivors and those at risk. The website offers information for survivors and healthcare providers about the increased cancer risks, decreased screening rates and unique survivability issues of this population.
NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER ASSOCIATION (NOCA)
Provides support, education and research, as well as a toll free support line.
NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER COALITION
Site includes direct connections to live help, breaking news, clinical trials, support and resources.
NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER COALITION – DALLAS / FORT WORTH CHAPTER
Raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer.
OVARIAN CANCER ALLIANCE OF FLORIDA (OCAF)
Dedicated to educating women throughout the state of Florida about ovarian cancer.
OVARIAN CANCER ALLIANCE OF MINNESOTA
Dedicated to spreading awareness, support and research about ovarian cancer.
OVARIAN CANCER ALLIANCE OF NEVADA (OCAN)
Committed to raising awareness regarding the symptoms, risk factors, and facts about ovarian cancer.
OVARIAN CANCER FORUM
Health‐professional‐moderated forum from Med Help International and The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center.
OVARIAN CANCER NATIONAL ALLIANCE – ( 866) 399‐6262
A patient‐led organization uniting ovarian cancer activists, women’s health advocates and health care professionals in the effort to increase public and professional understanding of ovarian cancer and to advocate for more effective diagnostics, treatments and a cure.
OVARIAN CANCER NATIONAL ALLIANCE
An alliance of leaders from seven ovarian cancer groups, formed to establish a coordinated national effort to place ovarian cancer education, policy and research issues prominently on the agendas of national policy makers and women’s health care leaders.
To educate women to recognize the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and acquire the knowledge to seek evaluation and treatment by qualified professionals.
THE WOMEN’S CANCER NETWORK – ( 800) 444‐4441
Dedicated to informing women around the world about gynecologic cancers and to understand more about the disease, learn about treatment options, and gain access to new experimental therapies.
SHARE: SELF HELP FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST OR OVARIAN CANCER
Offers survivor‐led support to women with breast or ovarian cancers, their families and friends through hotlines, survivor‐led support groups, wellness programs, educational forums, and advocacy activities.
SOCIETY OF GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY REFERRAL SERVICE
Provides the gynecologic oncologists, (physicians or doctors who specialize in the treatment of cancer) in your area. By entering your zip code or the city nearest you, you will get the name, address and telephone number of your local gynecologic oncologist.
OVARIAN CANCER AUSTRALIA
Raising awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms, provides support networks and creates resources for patients and their families and friends, and advocates on behalf of those affected by ovarian cancer.
Dedicated to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Online forums and chats for women with ovarian cancer across Canada.
INFORMATION LINE – (877) 413‐7970
Staffed by Ovarian Cancer Canada trained to handle any queries you may have about ovarian cancer. If they are unable to help you with your specific request, they will point you in the right direction. If you are directed to voice mail, please leave your name and number and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
OVARIAN CANCER CANADA – CANCER DE L’OVAIRE CANADA
Committed to supporting women with ovarian cancer. Provides information about the disease and treatment, a listening ear, and acts as a resource for families who want information and hope.