National Ovarian Cancer Coalition - Central Region

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition - Central Region

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Finding peace of mind can be difficult, but finding help shouldn’t be. Our TEAL Comfort for the Mind program provides two months of free at-home professional counseling to anyone affected by an ovarian cancer diagnosis. Visit our website today. https://bit.ly/3VCcmzB
Our top three fundraisers are ROCKING IT! There is still time to make it to the top of the leaderboard before fundraising closes on 10/31. We are less than 9 days away from seeing you IN PERSON on Sunday, October 23rd. Step by step, you help us make a difference and work towards a world where no one loses their life to ovarian cancer. https://bit.ly/3S0ekqn
Join us for our latest Ask the Experts Live session, where we will hear from patients who have participated in . We will see you live on Facebook! https://bit.ly/3T0KzXM
Thank you to our top teams for their support this Together in TEAL® season! Your fundraising efforts will help us support more survivors, caregivers, and families in our community! There is still time to reach the top spot before fundraising closes on 10/31. We will see you IN PERSON on Sunday, October 23rd! https://bit.ly/3rO9WQm
Thnak you Reily Foods Company for your generous donation to our 15th Annual Together in TEAL Community Walk. We love our partners!
Our partners are amazing. Thank you Brown Distributing Co. for your generous donation to our 15th Annual Together in TEAL Community Walk.
Looking for Nutrition Advice to Help Build Healthy Habits? Ask Ina!⁠

Designed by our partners at Savor Health, Ask Ina is a virtual nutrition assistant that helps cancer survivors stay nourished through treatment and into survivorship. https://bit.ly/3ThkpQl
Let’s talk about it: and . Read on to learn more about inherited cancer syndrome and the two most commonly associated with ovarian cancer. .
Anyone born with ovaries is at risk for , but there are factors that can increase your risk. Learn about the risks, signs, and symptoms and how early detection is key. https://bit.ly/3egcCmR
No one dealing with ovarian cancer should have to worry about having a warm meal on the table. Our TEAL Comfort for the Soul program provides healthy meal delivery to those undergoing treatment. To learn more and apply for this program, visit our website today.⁠ https://bit.ly/3rD92pW
Save the date! Join us for an informative discussion on pelvic floor health and how it relates to ovarian cancer treatment. This program will provide you with tips that will make your journey through recovery and survivorship easier. This event is hosted by the NOCC New England Region and is open to all survivors from coast to coast! To learn more and register, visit our website today. https://bit.ly/3VcCY9M
Join us for our latest Ask the Experts Live session, where we will hear from patients who have participated in . We will see you live on Facebook! https://bit.ly/3rD8LU6
Clinical Trials lead to new and improved standards of care for patients. The NOCC Clinical Trial Fund aims to reduce financial barriers by providing financial assistance for non-medical costs associated with participation. To learn more and apply, visit our website today: https://bit.ly/3yfAq15
Let’s talk about and . Check out the 411 on the types of genetic mutations that can contribute to ovarian cancer and why knowing your risk can support informed decision-making with your healthcare team. .
Join us throughout October as we discuss different genetic mutations that could put you at greater risk for ovarian cancer and what you can do to better understand your risk and take action.
Didn’t get a chance to join us live for Ask the Experts? Check out this and past sessions on demand by visiting our channel! https://bit.ly/3CnQcJI

The Central Region of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition - serving Arkansas, Kansas, Louisana, No The mission of the NOCC is to save lives through the prevention and cure of ovarian cancer and to improve quality of life for survivors and their caregivers.

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24/11/2022

Did you know that is also National Family Health History Day? As you sit down to give thanks today, connect with your family to ask questions about your health history. - be sure to ask questions and feel empowered to make your health and your family's health a priority. .

23/11/2022

Mark is a passionate advocate for education. Whether he is passing out signs and symptoms cards in his local community or attending our monthly volunteer meetings, his dependability and passion for the cause are undeniable. Since losing his wife Alina to , his mission to raise awareness and constant willingness to support NOCC has made a lasting impression in our Arizona market. Thank you, Mark, for your support!

22/11/2022

is ONE WEEK AWAY, November 29th, 2022 - when you give to the NOCC, you help us grow programs and services that support the ovarian cancer community. The work we do is possible because of you - let's make a difference together. https://bit.ly/3i5kXet

21/11/2022

Legacy families fuel the NOCC mission with their unwavering dedication to #OvarianCancer survivors everywhere. Understanding firsthand the effect that a diagnosis can have, they work tirelessly to support programs, events, and initiatives that help us wo

Legacy families fuel the NOCC mission with their unwavering dedication to survivors everywhere. Understanding firsthand the effect that a diagnosis can have, they work tirelessly to support programs, events, and initiatives that help us work towards finding a cure in honor of their loved ones. Hear Vanda, Stefanie, and Sheila, members of our NOCC team from across the country, talk about the impact this incredible group has made in communities like yours.

20/11/2022

It’s true - the pap test does NOT detect . That’s why it’s important to learn the risks, signs, and symptoms of this disease to advocate for yourself and others. To learn more, visit our website today. https://bit.ly/3VcObq2

19/11/2022

Didn’t get a chance to join us live for Ask the Experts? Check out this and past sessions on demand by visiting our channel! https://bit.ly/3hWoITs

19/11/2022

Connect with the community wherever you are with our TEAL Hearts Network. Our virtual peer-to-peer support groups are here for you throughout your ovarian cancer journey. To learn more and find a group in your area, visit our website today. https://bit.ly/3hSGHu8

18/11/2022

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition wishes the best of luck to TEAM TEAL cyclists in this Saturday's EL TOUR DE TUCSON in Tucson, Arizona!

NOCC TEAM TEAL is a proud charity partner with the country's largest bike tour. Our cyclists truly make a difference with their miles by raising awareness and fundraising to support the NOCC mission. Contact us if you would like to learn about 2023 partnerships with the TCS NYC Marathon, Berlin Marathon, TD 5 Boro Bike Tour and more at [email protected].

18/11/2022

Volvo Cars Annapolis has been a partner and incredible supporter of NOCC since 2009, when the Central Maryland Market began! Pre-Covid, they hosted numerous luncheons for our survivors and volunteers, bringing our community together in hope, support, and gratitude.

This year, they donated such a wonderful raffle item that we needed two buckets just to hold all the tickets! They are dedicated to raising awareness about ovarian cancer, and always display huge teal ribbons for September Awareness month. We are so grateful for their generosity, kindness, and friendship. They are so much a part of our Teal Family!

17/11/2022

Ask the Experts: NOCC Research Investment in Early Detection and Quality of Life

Discuss NOCC’s investment in research via young investigator grants.

17/11/2022

Join us at 4 pm ET / 3 pm CT on for Ask the Experts. Do you have a question for our guests? Leave your question below or DM us, and we will answer it live on air! https://bit.ly/3gkoC7L

16/11/2022

A special thank you to Michelle Cosgrove at AstraZeneca. Michelle's dedication to the ovarian cancer community is nothing short of inspiring. Over her years of partnership, Michelle has been instrumental in identifying unmet needs within the teal community, understanding the root of those challenges, and thinking strategically about how best to address them.

As an innovative champion, Michelle ensured that NOCC was able to offer key programs and resources during a critical and unprecedented time. From complimentary meal delivery to financial assistance to licensed mental health counseling to her commitment to health equity, Michelle is passionate about helping patients and their families navigate this challenging diagnosis to ultimately improve health outcomes.

15/11/2022

Save the date! is around the corner. This Giving Tuesday, please consider donating to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. With your gift, you can help grow NOCC programs and services so that we can serve more survivors, caregivers, and families from coast to coast! https://bit.ly/3hMHKfj

14/11/2022

Our NOCC partners lead with their passion and values to help amplify our message and raise #OvarianCancer awareness. Hear from Associate Director of Philanthropy, Allie, as she thanks our partners and highlights their impact. #KnowOvarian

Our NOCC partners lead with their passion and values to help amplify our message and raise awareness. Hear from Associate Director of Philanthropy, Allie, as she thanks our partners and highlights their impact.

13/11/2022

Anyone born with ovaries is at risk for , but there are factors that can increase your risk. Learn about the risks, signs, and symptoms and how early detection is key. https://bit.ly/3WTXmxw

12/11/2022

Have you been looking for a resourceful and trusting community to help you understand your journey with ? The NOCC CancerConnect Community is a safe space to bring your thoughts and concerns. Meet a community to share experiences, and receive valuable insight and support in a safe setting moderated by medical professionals.

To learn more and join, visit our website today. https://bit.ly/3fTRm7r

11/11/2022

For the past seven years, Maddie has been the backbone of the Maryland Market's Together in TEAL volunteer group - doing whatever is needed to make their signature run/walk a success. Maddie inspires action in everyone around her, including her family, who has gotten into the TEAL volunteer spirit! Thank you, Maddie, for your continued support!

10/11/2022

No one should choose between receiving care for an diagnosis and paying their bills. The NOCC Treatment Fund provides those in active treatment or on maintenance therapy with $1,000 to offset non-medical costs. https://bit.ly/3DS2w4m

10/11/2022

We are a week away from this month's Ask the Experts . Here about NOCC's investment in research from Young Investigator Award grantee Dr. Esselen as she discusses her impactful work to help advance research. https://bit.ly/3UHQDF1

09/11/2022

Heidi Donovan and Grace Campbell, both oncology nurses, graciously volunteer their time and expertise once a month to lead NOCC's caregiver support group - Teal Cares Network. With their busy careers, each makes time to support these caregivers.

Caregivers need to have a place to share experiences and insight to keep supporting the ones they love. Heidi and Grace's dedication and commitment make this group so strong and resilient.

08/11/2022

NOCC is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Loopy Cases! They have just launched a beautiful new TEAL phone case, with a portion of each sale donated back to NOCC to increase teal awareness and support our mission.

Are you looking for a great holiday gift idea, or some protection from those inevitable phone drops and cracks? TEAL up your phone today! https://bit.ly/3Uyqdpi

08/11/2022

No one dealing with should worry about having a warm meal on the table. NOCC’s TEAL Comfort for the Soul program provides healthy meals to those undergoing treatment. To learn more and apply, visit our website today: https://bit.ly/3hsjvT9

07/11/2022

Volunteering is truly a work of the heart. At NOCC, our volunteer's dedication to the ovarian cancer community knows no bounds. Hear from CEO Melissa and Director of Events Suzanne discuss the impact our volunteers have on our mission and the TEAL commun

Volunteering is truly a work of the heart. At NOCC, our volunteer's dedication to the ovarian cancer community knows no bounds. Hear from CEO Melissa and Director of Events Suzanne discuss the impact our volunteers have on our mission and the TEAL community.

07/11/2022

Celebrating this Medal Monday! Congratulations on finishing the TCS New York City Marathon yesterday! Wear the medal proudly, knowing you made a difference with your miles! Learn more about Team Teal at [email protected]

06/11/2022

Here at NOCC, we are dedicated to raising awareness of the risks, signs, and symptoms of so that you can better advocate for yourself and others. To learn more, visit our website today. https://bit.ly/3TZEQ4V

05/11/2022

Mike Merriman is a caregiver through and through. As a long-time TEAL Cares Network Caregiver Support group member, his compassion and dedication to his fellow caregivers have extended beyond his caregiving role. Having recently lost his beloved wife to ovarian cancer, he understands the unique needs of his caregiving community and is always there to selflessly support and encourage them.

Thank you, Mike, for your unending commitment to the ovarian cancer community.

04/11/2022

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition wishes the best of luck to the 50 TEAM TEAL runners in this Sunday's TCS New York City Marathon!

Since 2016, NOCC TEAM TEAL has been a proud partner with the New York Road Runners in the world's largest marathon. Our runners truly make a difference with their miles by raising awareness and fundraising to support the NOCC mission. Contact us if you want to learn about the 2023 team at [email protected] or fill out our new 2023 interest form at https://bit.ly/3FLXnxk "

03/11/2022

Join us for our latest Ask the Experts live session, where we will learn more about NOCC's commitment to impactful research. Hear from two of the organization's Young Investigator Award grantees on their work to advance ovarian cancer research. https://bit.ly/3Ubkkyw

03/11/2022

From being diagnosed with to being the voice of early awareness and education, NOCC Midwest survivor Jennifer Szwajkowski is passionate about supporting her TEAL community and advocating for the health of others across the Midwest Region. Thank you, Jennifer, for using your ovarian cancer journey and your passion by being the voice of advocacy in the Midwest Region during National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and throughout the year!

02/11/2022

THANK YOU to all of our TEAL FAMILY that joined us this year for our Together in TEAL events. Whether you walked in person or virtually every dollar you raised will help NOCC to increase support and programs throughout the country for those in need. A HUGE SHOUT OUT to our TOP 10 teams and individuals for going above and beyond this year and hitting some incredible milestones. We are so grateful to everyone who supported us this year.

02/11/2022

We are 24 hours away from our TEAL Time - Pelvic Floor Health & Ovarian Cancer session. Join us for an evening of education and empowerment. This program is open to all survivors from coast to coast! https://bit.ly/3T25jNQ

02/11/2022

NOCC’s Teal Hearts Network, a regional peer-to-peer online support group is open to anyone with a current or past diagnosis of ovarian cancer regardless of stage.

01/11/2022

There was lots of wind and lots of TEAL SPIRIT! Thank You Dallas/Fort Worth for an awesome day!

01/11/2022

Teal Hearts Network Presentation
Love Is....Poetry Series Presents: "What is Free Verse Poetry and Do All Poems Need to Rhyme?"
Join us on Thursday, Nov 10, 2022, at 6:30 PM CST.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://ovarian.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElc-uvpzosEtfUY-r86Iz5EWdAJkDfqo2X

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Open to anyone who wants to attend.

Photos from National Ovarian Cancer Coalition - Central Region's post 01/11/2022

THANK YOU Dallas/Fort Worth for being Together in TEAL. What a wonderful day to join the community and celebrate survivors. We are so thankful to all of you who joined us this year at The Sound. More pictures to come soon.

01/11/2022

At NOCC, #OvarianCancer survivors and caregivers are at the heart of everything we do. Throughout November, we are sharing our attitude of gratitude by thanking you for supporting the NOCC. Hear from Ali and Nancy, two of our amazing NOCC staff, as they

At NOCC, survivors and caregivers are at the heart of everything we do. Throughout November, we are sharing our attitude of gratitude by thanking you for supporting the NOCC. Hear from Ali and Nancy, two of our amazing NOCC staff, as they share why this community is so important to our organization.

31/10/2022

The work we do is possible because of you. Throughout November, we are sharing our attitude of gratitude for your dedication to the NOCC.

30/10/2022

All those born with ovaries are at risk, but some factors increase your chances of . Learn about the risks, signs, and symptoms and how early detection is key. https://bit.ly/3ztiMHN

28/10/2022

We are less than a week away from our TEAL Time - Pelvic Floor Health & Ovarian Cancer session. Join Dr. Jennifer Morgan for an evening of education and empowerment. To learn more and register, visit our website today: https://bit.ly/3gR00nb

27/10/2022

Ask the Experts - The Patient Experience: Clinical Trials

Survivors and caregivers to speak to their experiences in participating in a clinical trial to offer hope and encouragement to others thinking about or actively participating in a trial.

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Our NOCC partners lead with their passion and values to help amplify our message and raise #OvarianCancer awareness. Hea...
Volunteering is truly a work of the heart. At NOCC, our volunteer's dedication to the ovarian cancer community knows no ...
There was lots of wind and lots of TEAL SPIRIT! Thank You Dallas/Fort Worth for an awesome day!
At NOCC, #OvarianCancer survivors and caregivers are at the heart of everything we do. Throughout November, we are shari...
Ask the Experts - The Patient Experience: Clinical Trials
Ovarian Cancer Awarness Proclamation
Our friends Meredith and Desolina are back on this #TEALTuesday talking about the importance of early awareness and educ...
Advocacy in action matters. Our #OwnYourOvaries campaign provides advocates with the tools and resources they need to ra...
Join our TEAL Movement! When you register for Together in TEAL, your fundraising efforts help us provide the programs an...
#OvarianCancer knows no borders, and neither does Together in TEAL! Whether you join us at one of our in-person events a...
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with #ovariancancer, know that you are not alone. Learn how to better unde...
Ask The Experts - June 30th - Tumor Testing w/ Dr. Buttin

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