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.

For patients and caregivers
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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

1 in 78

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 2021.

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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Olaparib maintenance confers durable PFS benefit in advanced BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer

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The Importance of HRD Testing in Ovarian Cancer

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Thanks to advances in medicine, women with ovarian cancer have many more treatments available to them.

What to Know About Parp Inhibitors

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In recent years, PARP inhibitors have become commonly used in the treatment of ovarian cancer. This article explains, in lay terms, what a PARP is, how it works, and the differences between the PARP's currently available.

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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