FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
954-255-8732 or 866-288-RISK
This is a national organization whose mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
http://www.cancer.gov/types/ovarian (in English)
http://www.cancer.gov/espanol/tipos/ovario (en español)
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
The SGO’s purpose is to improve the care of women with gynecologic cancers and to raise the standards of practice in the treatment and prevention of gynecologic malignancies.
Foundation for Women's Cancer
The FWC is a non-profit organization established by the SGO to support ovarian cancer research, training of cancer specialists in laboratory research, and programs for patient education and public awareness of gynecologic cancers. The FWC sponsors the Women’s Cancer Network (www.wcn.org) for information on gynecologic cancers.
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance
212-268-1002 with offices in NYC and Washington, DC
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance and the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund merged in 2016 to form OCRFA. The Alliance works to increase public and professional understanding of ovarian cancer and to advocate for more effective diagnostics, treatments, and cure. They are also dedicated to the formulation of early diagnostic treatment programs and research.
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Their mission is to raise awareness about ovarian cancer to promote early detection and education about the disease. They offer a toll-free helpline.
Gilda Radner Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry
This is a registry to track families with a history of ovarian cancer. They have a help-line, education, information , and peer support for women with high risk (family history) of ovarian cancer.
Share: Self-help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer
SHARE provides information hotlines for breast and ovarian cancer in English and Spanish.
Society of Gynecologic Nurse Oncologists
The SGNO is dedicated to the advancement of patient care, education, and research.
Sharsheret is an organization which provides support to Jewish women with ovarian and breast cancer.