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Canadian innovation in ovarian cancer research can save lives

Every 5 hours, we lose someone we love to ovarian cancer in Canada. Ovarian cancer is the most fatal women’s cancer and sadly, one in two diagnosed do not live to see another five years.

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The Peggy Truscott Award of Hope

Each year, the Peggy Truscott Award of Hope is presented to volunteers across the country who support the mission of Ovarian Cancer Canada. These volunteers rally communities far and wide, shine a light on this important women’s health issue and amplify the voices of those affected.

Meet the 2022 recipients

Advocacy in action

Women living in Prince Edward Island (PEI) now have access to precision treatments for ovarian cancer, thanks to Ovarian Cancer Canada’s advocacy efforts.

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Stories from our community

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


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


At that age I was thinking of having children.


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

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Mar 29

Stewart McKelvey Law Office, Saint John, NB

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and this is the most important teal...

Apr 11

Virtual (Zoom)

If you are living with ovarian cancer, you are welcome to join the monthly, online...

Apr 11

Virtual (Zoom)

The Ovarian Cancer Canada Speaker Series features experts from across the country...

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Research is key

  • 3,000 people are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year in Canada
  • 250+ scientists comprise the Canadian research community dedicated to improving outcomes because of Ovarian Cancer Canada’s longstanding efforts to attract top talent and build capacity
  • $14M in life-changing research projects are currently underway through Ovarian Cancer Canada
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Help change lives

Donations in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada support research, improved care, and prevention efforts. Every gift counts as we strive to help people with this disease, and others at risk for it, live fuller better longer lives.

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