Ovarian Cancer

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Resources

Below is a list of online resources you may find helpful for learning about ovarian cancer and the various treatments and support networks available.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
www.cancer.org/index 
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

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. 

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.

Gilda's Club Seattle
www.gildasclubseattle.org
Gilda’s Club Seattle offers a broad community-based program of social, emotional, and educational support for cancer survivors, their loved ones, and friends that provides sustained support, education, and resources onsite in the Seattle Clubhouse and offsite with collaborating partners.

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

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
www.nccn.org
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is an alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers, including Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. It is an authoritative source of information to help patients make informed decisions about cancer care.

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.