Awareness and fundraising events

Post information on upcoming awareness events and share ideas about fundraising activities benefiting ovarian cancer.


OVCA Peers 2014 Forum

  • By TorontoShar · Posted April 13, 2014
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  • Please join us ...

Living with OVCA: Moving Forward - April 27, Toronto

  • By CaryTO · Posted April 4, 2014
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  • Please join us for a one day forum for survivors, family, friends and allies. Living with ovarian cancer: Moving Forward Sunday April 27, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Presenters: Dr. Suzanne Kamel-Reid ...

Golf tournament Advice--who to donate to?

  • By mlhs611 · New reply March 17, 2014
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  • We lost my mother to ovarian cancer last month after a 12 year battle with the disease. Our family has decided we want to have a golf tournament to give back to ovarian cancer research and awareness as ...

Help me win a full year of wellness

  • By kimrich50 · New reply March 15, 2014
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  • Merry Christmas!! I entered a contest to win a full year of wellness at Formula Fitness Clubs here in Chicago. I was notified by email that I was a semifinalist but to become a finalist, you get there ...


  • By Angel1955 · New reply March 8, 2014
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  • Hi all NOCC conference attendees. The time is here...countdown to the NOCC Ovarian Cancer Conference! I am really looking forward to attending and meeting ovca survivors, including my "sisters" from Inspire ...

How do I get tested .i don't have insurance.

  • By EmmysAngel · New reply March 6, 2014
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  • My grandmother was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer last November 2013 I am 28 and have never been tested I don't have insurance but I will pay what I can to get tested, I have a job and I make ok ...

"My cancer is worse than your cancer"

  • By Emily1 · New reply February 14, 2014
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  • This article describes a new advertising phenomena called “Disease Olympics,” i.e., when advocates try to increase funding for their disease by decreasing funding for another disease. One of their ads ...

World Cancer Day

  • By bookepr · New reply February 4, 2014
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  • February 4, 2014 is World Cancer Day, in case someone hasn't mentioned it before. Say a prayer, light a candle, give a hug, spread the word in hopes that NONE of us (no matter what the type) need to suffer ...

Survivors Course in West Palm Beach yesterday

  • By jfig · New reply January 28, 2014
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  • Only a week from my last chemo treatment, I trekked up to West Palm Beach yesterday for this event. It was FABULOUS. The speakers were amazing, great information given, and I got to meet OTHER women that ...

+++ Arizona Fundraiser for Research +++

  • By Laurel-J · Posted January 24, 2014
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  • The West Valley Ovarian Cancer Alliance (WVOCA) will conduct our 6th annual Teal Ribbon Golf Tournament February 13, 2014 in Sun City, AZ. We don't keep score......... who keeps score in cancer? We have ...

Atlanta, Georgia

  • By rgja · New reply January 13, 2014
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  • If anyone lives in the Atlanta, area and would want to get involved in a great fundraiser for Ovarian Cancer, please let me know. As a survivor, I know how important it is to raise money to help with ...

why aren't we told, and tested?

  • By donaldduck9 · New reply January 5, 2014
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  • I find it hard to believe that there is no way to test for ovarian cancer in its early stages. I had a sonogram that revealed ovarian cnacer. It was already stage 3. My question is: what if I had been ...

Looking for survivors in Connecticut

  • By LilySue · New reply December 29, 2013
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  • We do Survivors Teaching Students(R) presentations at the University of Connecticut in Farmington. We need survivors and/or family members to help keep this program running. If you would like to share ...

9th annual run for her walk/run - LA & NY!

  • By runforher · New reply October 26, 2013
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  • Hi to all the inspirational women and men who support them! I wanted to let you know about the 9th annual run for her 5k walk/run that takes place on Sunday, November 10th in Los Angeles and our first ...

raleigh nc

  • By lovelyme10 · New reply October 9, 2013
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  • So i live in raleigh nc and last sat was my 23 bday. Well we went to the ale house after dinner for drinks. Its a small step but as i looked down at my table i notice the cup coaster(misspell i think ...

Sorority dinner in January, help us find freebies

  • By msc1939 · New reply October 4, 2013
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  • My recent success with the local newspaper has already yielded results. A woman who is a chaplain for a sorority at the local university contacted me after reading the letter to the editor and an article ...

Help With Survivors Teaching Students: Saving Women’s Lives® in Georgia

  • By capjr717 · Posted October 1, 2013
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  • Hi Everyone! I was wondering if anyone could help me fill a last minute spot at Emory University's Medical School tomorrow 10/2/2013 for the Survivors Teaching Students: Saving Women’s Lives® program ...

Vote for Teals the Deal to get a superbowl ad!

  • By kruse9158 · New reply September 28, 2013
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  • Hey guys I don't know how many of you are on Facebook, but Teals the Deal on Facebook posted that they are in the running to win a free spot for a Superbowl ad to spread awareness about Gynecologic cancers ...

Hair donation for Cancer Patients

  • By Trudyz · New reply September 26, 2013
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  • One of my coworkers would like to donate her hair to cancer patients. My issue is that my daughter donated to Locks of Love when she was in high school. 4 years later she lost her hair due to cancer and ...

  • By Dorina00716 · New reply September 25, 2013
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  • Potential for a great deal of founding to research Cancer cure/treatments. Below is a link on one way we can be part of the solution. OHSU = Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. Above: Nike ...

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