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Take action at the Walk

Thousands of people are banding together this September at the Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope in support of women and families affected by ovarian cancer. Have the #ladyballs to join others in your community raising awareness and funds for year-round programs that change lives.

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World Ovarian Cancer Day highlights

The number of ovarian cancer diagnoses is expected to increase globally by 55 per cent by the year 2035. The need for action is mounting and, on World Ovarian Cancer Day, concerned Canadians banded together to help make a difference. Have a look at some highlights and find out what’s next.

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The universal language of hope

Having moved to Canada from Portugal, Balbina Pereira continues to be most comfortable communicating in the language she grew up with. When she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, this presented an added challenge in getting to know others living with the disease. Find out how her husband and her daughters rallied to support her.

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Stories from our community

Featured Story:  Donna You are stronger than you think you are.

Margaret

Being an ovarian cancer thriver was going to be my reality.

MARGARET'S STORY
Trista

At that age I was thinking of having children.

TRISTA'S STORY
Sharon

To find new treatments, we need the clinical trials out there.

SHARON'S STORY
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May 25

Ottawa, Ontario

She's Listening returns on Friday, May 25 at Irene's Pub in Ottawa. There will...

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May 26

Toronto, Ontario

Enjoy dinner and live music featuring Unique Touch at this year's Ladies' Night...

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May 26 - May 29

Edmonton, AB

In association with the 9th Canadian Conference on Ovarian Cancer Research (CCOCR)

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May 27

Courtice, ON

Join us on Sunday May 27th for the 2018 Golf Tournament benefiting Ovarian Cancer...

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Supporting Awareness and Research

  • 2,800 Canadian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year.
  • 2.1% of donations for cancer are directed toward ovarian cancer.
  • $6M to date has been allocated to research by Ovarian Cancer Canada.
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