Ovarian Cancer

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Resources

American Cancer Society (ACS)
www.cancer.org 
ACS, a nationwide, community-based health organization, provides specific information about ovarian cancer.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
www.fhcrc.org
Fred Hutchinson Center Research Center is one of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s three founding organizations. It has an international reputation for its leading-edge cancer research. Read information about ovarian cancer from the Hutchinson Center.

Foundation for Women's Cancer
www.foundationforwomenscancer.org
The Foundation for Women's Cancer promotes awareness and education of gynecologic cancers, supports research and training, and provides hope for women diagnosed with gynecologic cancers. Their website offers information about reproductive cancers, survivors’ courses, and clinical trials.

Gilda's Club Seattle
www.gildasclubseattle.org
A nonprofit organization named for Gilda Radner, the comedian who died of ovarian cancer, Gilda's Club offers a number of services to people with cancer and their families and friends. These include support and networking groups, lectures, workshops, and social events. The Seattle club, located at 1400 Broadway, has a monthly networking group for women with gynecologic cancers, and another group for people who are living with cancer as a chronic illness.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov
NCI is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. Read ovarian cancer information from NCI.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
www.nccn.com
NCCN is a nonprofit alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers, including Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer. Among other things, NCCN uses the expertise of their member institutions to develop resources for patients. View treatment information called guidelines for ovarian cancer patients from NCCN.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)
www.ovarian.org
The NOCC raises awareness and promotes education about ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
www.ovariancancer.org
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance website provides information about ovarian cancer and clinical trials and unique resources like a webinar series and symptom diary.

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF)
www.ocrf.org
OCRF is a nonprofit organization and funding group devoted to the formulation of early diagnostic treatment programs and research towards the ultimate conquest of ovarian cancer.

Solid Tumor Translational Research (STTR)
www.nwsttr.org
The STTR group is comprised of investigators from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, Seattle Children’s, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The goals of the program are to enhance the understanding of cancer biology and therapeutic responses and to identify personalized treatments that improve patient outcomes. Read more about the STTR Ovarian Cancer Research Program.