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.

More on ovarian cancer

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The estimated number of women who will develop ovarian cancer


The number of screening tests for ovarian cancer


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


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

Together, we’ll fight ovarian cancer

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Survivors Impacted


Survivors & Caregivers From 40 States Served
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Survivor Care Kits
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Educational Resources Distribution
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Ride for Hope Ovarian Cancer Awareness Charity Ride Raises $44,263

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The seventh annual Ride for Hope, a 501(c) (3) ovarian cancer awareness motorcycle ride and celebration, conceived and organized by JuliAnne Scully, a 38-year ovarian cancer survivor and owner of JuliAnne's Hair in Schaumburg, raised $44,263 to benefit this year's three ovarian and gynecologic cancer warriors: Aneta from Schaumburg, Erica from Chicago, and Isabella of West Chicagoas well as the…

Global Awareness Ambassador Grace Elizabeth Discusses Big Dreams for Her Career and Her Role with the NOCC

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Grace Elizabeth is in her next act. A mainstay on the runways, magazine covers, and billboards around the world since her debut season in 2016, the Florida-native has a maturity and wisdom that belies her 25 years. Opting to keep her pregnancy private, in April 2021 she revealed to her 1.4million followers that she’d welcomed her first child, a son…


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Fashion Model Grace Elizabeth becomes the NOCC's Global Awareness Ambassador, dedicated to spreading awareness and education to empower the next generation. Since receiving the news that her mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Grace Elizabeth has been steadfast in her mission to share their collective experience and help raise awareness for a disease that many are unaware of. “Early detection…

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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