Ovarian Cancer Canada works diligently to build strong relationships with key stakeholders. We believe that collaboration is critical.
GOC - The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists of Canada
GOC is a nonprofit organization consisting of physicians and other health professionals specializing in gynecologic oncology cancer care. Its purpose is to improve the care of women with gynecologic cancer, to raise standards of practice in gynecologic oncology and to encourage ongoing research. GOC also seeks to provide information and disseminate knowledge to practitioners, patients and the general public on gynecologic cancer as well as cooperate with other organizations interested in women's health care, oncology, and related fields.
SOGC – Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
The SOGC is a national medical society representing over 3,000 obstetricians/gynaecologists, family physicians, nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in the field of sexual reproductive health. Since 1944, the society has promoted excellence in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology and worked to advance the health of women through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, outreach and education.
CPAC – Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
CPAC is an independent organization funded by the federal government to accelerate action on cancer control in Canada. It is a partnership of cancer experts, charitable organizations, governments, patients and survivors working to change to the cancer control across Canada.
CANO - The Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology
CANO is an important resource for nurses working in oncology. CANO produces a peer reviewed journal – “Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal (CONJ) hosts an annual conference and participates in partnership initiatives with other organizations and industry to improve cancer care in Canada. Ovarian Cancer Canada recognizes an individual every year by sponsoring a CANO award for Excellence in Nursing.
Other notable relationships and industry partnerships include: