Supreme Court Ruling

A recent Supreme Court ruling in two cases could make it more difficult for women to access oral contraceptives, which are proven to reduce a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer.

Pelvic Exam Guidelines

The American College of Physicians recently recommended that women do not need to have a pelvic exam on an annual basis. Current evidence suggests that the pelvic exam is not helpful as a routine screening test for women with an average risk of developing ovarian cancer.

National Conference

Find support and hope at the 2014 Ovarian Cancer National Conference, presented by the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. Join us July 11-14, 2014 in Washington, DC, to learn what’s new in the world of ovarian cancer, get tips for living with cancer and connect with survivors, researchers, advocates and health professionals.

Partner Member Profile

When her ovarian cancer recurred in 2010, Jean Ebert sought treatment in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She soon connected with another woman who had been diagnosed around the same time—2008—with the same stage of ovarian cancer. Jean and Charlotte quickly formed a connection. “She wanted to do something and I wanted to do something,” recalls Jean. “We had the means to eat well and spend time restoring ourselves, but there were so many women who had many more things on their plates than just dealing with ovarian cancer.

Golf for the Cause

Planning to play a round (or two) of golf this summer? Now you can compete against other golfers worldwide, raise funds to support the Alliance and vie for a spot in the Joan Kidd MD Ovarian Cancer Awareness Cup finals at Casa De Campo, Dominican Republic in May of 2015.