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National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Charity In Dallas Texas

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

 Dallas     Texas

http://www.ovarian.org     << Visit Website

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National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Charity Profile

Mission: To raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer. The Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer.

Since its inception in 1995, the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) has been committed to raising awareness of ovarian cancer in communities across the country and to providing education, support and hope for women with ovarian cancer and their families. NOCC has established itself as an important national advocate for patients and families struggling with ovarian cancer. Committed volunteers continue to build chapters throughout the country and work together to advance NOCCís education and awareness efforts.

The Chapter network is the heart and soul of NOCC. It continues to grow and provides services in local communities throughout the nation. NOCC volunteers promote patient, public, and professional education, provide peer to peer emotional support, and conduct advocacy and awareness efforts. They organize events, sponsor educational programs, distribute literature and participate in NOCCís speakerís bureau.

NOCC works with and has access to some of the nationís leading medical professionals. NOCC is proud of its prestigious Medical Advisory Board that is comprised of highly qualified national experts who review all literature and material annually to insure that content is medically accurate and current.

NOCC is a resource for medical professionals. NOCC regularly hosts continuing education seminars for gynecologists, family physicians, internists and nurses to educate professionals about the risks, symptoms and diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer as well as disease management options.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Volunteer Information

NOCC volunteers fuel the ovarian cancer awareness movement in local communities throughout the United States. These volunteers understand the specific needs of individual communities and through the establishment of local chapters, promote and expand patient, public, and professional education about ovarian cancer. At the local level, NOCC volunteers are trained to offer support to patients, family members and caregivers. They organize awareness event, sponsor educational programs and continuing medical education symposia, disseminate literature at healthfairs and address organizations through speakerís bureaus.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition In The News

8-year-old ovarian cancer survivor raises money and awareness

38 days ago From WTVR  

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA - ... the Richmond Chapter of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition held a fundraiser to raise money to aid research about a disease that more than estimated 22,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with this year, according to the National Cancer .. ...

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