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Hope lives here

CEO Elisabeth Baugh on why this year it’s more important than ever to show up for the Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope on Sunday, September 12. She recounts a few standout moments from her travels across the country over the years, and shares how it all started.

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Enabling research on rare forms of ovarian cancer

With funding from Ovarian Cancer Canada’s OvCAN initiative, Dr. Mark Carey is developing scientific models to advance research on low-grade serous cancer, a rare form of the disease. Models, like these, are tools that mimic the behavior of cancer cells so that scientists can test drugs and further knowledge. But funding, particularly as it relates to rare diseases, can be challenging.

Find out how we are changing the research landscape

Powerful together: Highlights from the World Ovarian Cancer Day Symposium

Hundreds of people from across Canada tuned in for Ovarian Cancer Canada’s World Ovarian Cancer Day Symposium. The event featured opportunities to connect, learn,and even laugh. Find out why hope lives here.

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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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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*
See how your gift makes a difference

*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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