An informative quarterly online conversation led by industry experts, offering a variety of topics relevant to ovarian cancer. Each is designed to educate and raise awareness. Check out our upcoming sessions or watch sessions from the past.
Upcoming and Past Sessions
Air Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2023
Join us for our latest Ask The Experts Facebook Live session, where we will highlight a panel of specialists who make up an ovarian cancer patient treatment team. Learn about the different specialties, what they do, and how to access these services.
Presenter: Coming Soon!
Go to Facebook on September 22nd, 2023
6:00 PM ET/ 5:00 PM CT / 4:00 PM MT / 3:00 PM PT
Thursday, June 22nd, 2023
In this informative Ask The Experts Facebook live session, we heard from Dr. Semir Beyaz about how your gut microbiome may play a role in an ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Semir Beyaz – Spring Harbor Laboratory
Thursday, March 16th, 2023
In this informative Ask The Experts Facebook live session, we heard from Dr. Kara Long-Roche about ways to reduce your risk for ovarian cancer – including the newest guideline that may greatly reduce the risk!
Dr. Kara Long-Roche – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Thursday, December 15th, 2022
This informative Ask The Experts Facebook live session will focus on clinical updates in ovarian cancer. Join our experts as they discuss promising findings related to ovarian cancer treatment.
Dr. Debra Richardson – Stephenson Cancer Center OU Health
Dr. Christina Chu – Fox Chase Cancer Center
Dr. Jeannine Villella – Northwell Health/Lenox Hill
Thursday, November 17th, 2022
Join us for our latest Ask the Experts, where we will learn more about NOCC’s commitment to impactful ovarian cancer research. Hear from one of the organization’s Young Investigator Award grantees on her work to advance ovarian cancer research.
Presenter: Dr. Katharine Esselen
Thursday, October 27th, 2022
Join us for our latest Ask the Experts Facebook Live session, where we will hear from ovarian cancer patients who have participated in clinical trials.
Presenter: Clinical Trial Patient Panel
Thursday, September 29th, 2022
Join us for our latest Ask the Experts Facebook live with Dr. Long Roche as we discuss recommended follow-up guidelines after active treatment ends for ovarian cancer.
Presenter: Dr. Kara Long Roche, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Thursday, August 25th, 2022
Join us for our latest Ask the Experts Facebook Live Session to discuss what those enrolled in trials need to know, such as the process, risks and benefits, patient protections, and questions to ask the doctor.
Presenter: Dr. Nana Tchabo, MD, FACOG, Atlantic Health
Thursday, July 28th, 2022
Join us for our latest Ask the Experts Facebook Live Session to discuss ovarian cancer’s effects on bone health.
Presenter: Christian A. Koch, MD, PhD, FACP, MACE, Fox Chase Cancer Center
Thursday, June 30th, 2022
Join us for our latest Ask the Experts Facebook Live Session to discuss biomarker testing and its role in targeted ovarian cancer treatment.
Presenter: Dr. Barbara Buttin, gynecologic oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), Chicago
Thursday, May 26th, 2022
Join us as we discuss clinical trials and educate our community on how to find and discuss clinical trials with their care teams.
Presenter: Nanette J. Nier-Shoulson, RN, BSN, CCRP, Oncology Research Nurse, CCTO – Cancer Clinical Trials Office, Northwell Cancer Institute
Thursday, March 31st, 2022
Join us as we discuss ways to protect your immune system.
Presenter: Nita Lee, MD, MPH, of the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
Thursday, February 24th, 2022
Join us as we discuss new and exciting research being done in the field of ovarian cancer.
Presenter: Jennifer Kehlet Barton, Ph.D., University of Arizona
January 27th, 2022
Join us as we discuss neuropathy – a common side effect of #ovariancancer treatment. Learn about the signs and symptoms, potential risk factors, and treatment options.
Presenter: Patrick Martone, D.O., of Northwell Health
November 18th, 2021
Live Date: November 18th, 2021 On this Ask the Experts Session, we will provide viewers with information about NOCC’s newly launched Financial Assistance Program in collaboration with our partners at the Patient Advocate Foundation.
About the Financial Assistance Program: The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) Financial Assistance Program is here to help reduce the barriers associated with ovarian cancer treatment and clinical trial participation by providing financial assistance for non-medical expenses. The NOCC Financial Assistance Program includes two funds:
– National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Clinical Trial Fund
– National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Treatment Fund
About Patient Advocate Foundation: Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that provides case management services and financial aid to Americans with chronic, life-threatening, and debilitating illnesses.
October 28th, 2021.
We sat down with Leigha Senter-Jamieson, MS, CGC, of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center to provide you with the information, tools, and resources you need to talk to your family about health history in order to understand ovarian cancer risk.
About Leigha Senter-Jamieson, MS, CGC
Leigha Senter is a licensed genetic counselor and Associate Professor at The Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute where she specializes in cancer genetics risk assessment in women with gynecologic cancers. Ms. Senter has more than a decade of research experience in hereditary cancers with a primary focus on BRCA gene-related projects with more than 70 peer-reviewed publications. She is a member of the advisory board for FORCE, an advocacy group for patients with hereditary cancers. She’s a past member of the board of directors of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and is currently the Associate Director of OSU’s genetic counseling graduate program.
September 30th, 2021
Originally aired Thursday, September 30th. During this Ask the Experts segment, we sat down with Dr. Sharyn N. Lewin and discussed the basics of ovarian cancer
July 29th, 2021
Recorded Thursday, July 29th, We sat down with Jennifer Cochran, CEO of Fitness Design Solutions, and discussed how getting active in survivorship can support your overall health goals.
May 27th, 2021
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) and Dr. Dana Chase, MD of Arizona Oncology discuss the importance of survivorship plans. Explore what a cancer survivorship plan is, what information should be included, and how to work with your care team to create one.
April 29th, 2021
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) and a panel of young ovarian cancer survivors discuss fertility issues for young survivors. Topics include questions young patients should ask their care team at diagnosis, options for having children before and after surgical menopause, and strategies for addressing the psychological impact of fertility loss. The panel also includes Meghan Sollinger, a Patient Navigator from the Ulman Foundation, a national community supporting adolescent and young cancer survivors.
March 25th, 2021
On this Ask the Experts, we discuss what it means to be your own advocate and why it’s important. We identify ways patients can advocate for themselves and build relationships with their care team in order to feel confident and prepared for the journey ahead. It is important for Survivors to feel empowered to communicate their concerns, ask questions, and get clarity when needed.
March 2, 2021
Join us as Dr. Tolu Agunbiade, a specialist in Cardio-Oncology at the MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute shares her expertise on heart health as it relates to a cancer diagnosis. Survivors will come away with an understanding of the questions they should ask their own care team when discussing treatment options, suggestions for minimizing cardiovascular disease risk, and more.
February 10, 2021
Hear Libby Ernharth, MPAS PA-C, Infectious Diseases, Romano, Pontzer & Associates, and ovarian cancer Survivor Dr. Stephanie Archer, MD, UPMC Family Medicine, as they share up-to-date information about Covid-19 and the newly approved vaccines. Come away feeling empowered to ask the right questions when speaking with your healthcare team about Covid-related issues.