We are the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

In our pursuit to save lives, we fight tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer and to improve the quality of life for survivors. It is with this commitment that we reach out to all who are touched by this disease to offer support, services, information, and most of all, hope.

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Were you recently diagnosed?

NOCC is here by your side, supporting you throughout your journey. Along with the timely resources, services and information you’ll find on this website, our local markets bring those living with ovarian cancer and professionals together to share important news, join in virtual events, answer questions and create meaningful connections that bring hope and encouragement.

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Stories of Inspiration

Find hope in the words of survivors and caregivers who share their heartfelt stories of finding strength, joy and purpose during their journey with ovarian cancer. Each reassures that nobody is alone and instills a sense of hope and revelation.

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What is ovarian cancer?

What is ovarian cancer? Am I at risk? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? Learn about the disease and find information and resources to help you and your loved ones understand the risks, signs and symptoms, and help you find useful resources. Awareness and information are key.

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1 in 78

The estimated number of women who will develop ovarian cancer

0

The number of screening tests for ovarian cancer

93%

The five-year survival rate when diagnosed and treated in its earliest stages

19,880

The estimated number of women that will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2022

Together, we’ll fight ovarian cancer

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25,150

Survivors Impacted

400+

Survivors & Caregivers From 40 States Served
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13,553

Survivor Care Kits
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1M+

Educational Resources Distribution
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2M+

Research

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Nebraska’s Rep. Don Bacon highlights National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month on House Floor

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U.S. Representative Don Bacon (NE-02) highlights National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in Congress, sharing the story of Danielle Jensen, the Congressman's Director of Communications, who is an ovarian cancer survivor.

NOCC Volunteer and Survivor Shares her Story During NOCAM

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National Ovarian Cancer Coalition volunteer Linda Bronsteader of Darien, front, was diagnosed with stage IIIC ovarian cancer in 2014. With faith and a strong support system, she is currently no evidence of disease (NED).

NOCC Midwest Highlights Awareness Efforts During National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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Karen Young, NOCC's Midwest Regional Manager, shares local NOCAM updates with the Daily Herald.

Am I at risk?

All women are at risk. This brief questionnaire will help you determine your risk so you can be prepared to talk to your doctor about further evaluation of your personal and family history of cancer.

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