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First Steps

Cancer changes your life in an instant. While overwhelming, it’s important to remember that there’s hope. Medical science is constantly evolving and treatments are improving. This is a difficult time, but good information and support makes the journey easier.

NOCC Teal Hearts Network for ovarian cancer support groups

Peer-to-Peer Support

Find a regional support group where you’ll be embraced by a compassionate community of ovarian cancer survivors at all stages of their journey.

Programs and Resources

This is the time for self-care and support. Connect with programs in our regions and find facts on managing side effects, stress and more.

Faces of Hope tote

When facts are needed most, this tote contains a resource guide for newly-diagnosed women, information for caregivers, and thoughtful comfort items.

FeaturedStories of Inspiration

30 Years of TEAL – Stories of Inspiration Spotlights – Michael Burns

Father of an ovarian cancer survivor and Great Lakes NOCC volunteer Michael Burns shared his experience supporting his young daughter Kirsten in his original blog post. Michael's post resonated with many in the TEAL community, so we are excited to catch up with him and hear more about how Kirsten and the entire Burns family are doing.  National Ovarian Cancer…
Stephanie Krieg
December 26, 2021
A middle-aged Black female talks to her female physician

Treatment options

Learn about your treatment options and how to manage possible side effects.

Teal Comfort for the Soul with Black female and a food delivery

Free meal delivery

With so much to think about, mealtime shouldn’t be one of them. TEAL Comfort for the Soul delivers warm, nutritious meals to your door weekly.

Teal comfort for the mind

Professional counseling

Find peace of mind. Learn about TEAL Comfort for the Mind, offering free home-based emotional support for anyone affected by ovarian cancer.

Quality of Life Education & Support

The DigiTEAL learning series addresses self-care, coping skills and more while creating a sense of peace and control for survivors and caregivers.

Ask the experts, a Facebook Live series

Hear from industry experts

Join us for our informative monthly online conversations, each led by industry experts on topics related to ovarian cancer.

To guide you through

Reviewed by ovarian cancer experts, get timely information and answers to your questions in this well-organized guide.

24/7 Online Support Forum

This nurturing community of survivors and caregivers offers networking and information, and a chance to ask questions, share experiences and gain knowledge from others who are confronting similar challenges.


Find definitions and related articles to better understand the terminology and language of ovarian cancer.

24/7 online support forum

The NOCC CancerConnect Community is an online platform that helps survivors and caregivers connect and share their experiences, valuable insights, and support in a safe and secure setting. Topics range from clinical trials to nutrition where members can be assured that their discussions are anonymous, evidence-based, and fully moderated.

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