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Researchers examine new drug target with potential to improve treatment

It’s 8 a.m. Dr. Kirk McManus and Dr. Mark Nachtigal have each already logged three to four hours at the lab. Their collaborative research project was recently awarded two years’ joint funding from Ovarian Cancer Canada and the Cancer Research Society.

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Being the change, together

The ties that bind us are stickier than any virus, and stronger than any disease.

I think of the community of people being brought together by this cause, and how their energy and determination continue to defy odds. People like Cindy Sanchez, Christa Slatnik, and Cécile Hryhorczuk. Incredible women of action.

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OvCAN Patient Partners inform research with their lived experience

OvCAN Patient Partners have important roles in a wide range of activities, from reviewing clinical trial funding applications to sharing their lived experience directly with ovarian cancer researchers and scientists.

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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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Toronto

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Supporting Awareness and Research

  • 3,100 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.
  • $10M to advance progress on ovarian cancer research in Canada*
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*A first-ever commitment from the Government of Canada (announced in the Federal Budget in March of 2019) allocated to Ovarian Cancer Canada and following years of community advocacy for increased investments in disease research.

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