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Creating a time and space for the community

When Peggy Truscott was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she made it her mission to create a time and space for women like her to come together with their friends and families in a community of support. She established the Walk to focus all attention and fundraising on this cause, leaving a vibrant legacy that was recently awarded the Meritorious Service Cross in recognition of these efforts bringing honour to Canada.

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Living with ovarian cancer? Join us for Teal Tea.

Teal Tea is a time for connection and conversation, where women living with ovarian cancer can share their stories and learn from one another’s experiences. It’s a small group gathering that takes place entirely online. Choose from a variety of dates and times, and join us as often as you wish.

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Powerful together: Always, and on World Ovarian Cancer Day

CEO Elisabeth Baugh calls on the community to continue pressing for ovarian cancer to be prioritized here at home and internationally. As she reflects on the impact of the teal movement, Elisabeth challenges the community to help ensure continued progress against this disease. Because when our efforts are put together, we are all the more powerful.

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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 08 - May 31

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This spring join motorcyclists across Canada to raise awareness and funds for ovarian...

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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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