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
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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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. .
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!
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
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.
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
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
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
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].
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!
Discuss NOCC’s investment in research via young investigator grants.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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!
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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]
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
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.
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 "
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
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!
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.
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
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.
There was lots of wind and lots of TEAL SPIRIT! Thank You Dallas/Fort Worth for an awesome day!
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.
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Open to anyone who wants to attend.
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.
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.
The work we do is possible because of you. Throughout November, we are sharing our attitude of gratitude for your dedication to the NOCC.
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
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
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.