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A woman living with ovarian cancer needs the support network of her family and friends. And you need support and information too! Find it here with others who have been through similar experiences.    

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  • Michelle1811
    Sharing my history
    HI Everyone, I have been asked as one of the volunteer online councilor's to start a discussion or share with you some of my journey. I...
    Announcement Michelle1811 123 views 10 comments Most recent by admin
  • admin
    Maintaining your emotional wellbeing
    Hello everyone, It's Fi here from OCA. Our June Live Nights session is on tonight, from 7-8pm AEST. To join the chat tonight, please select...
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  • admin
    Look Good Feel Better
    I found Look Good Feel Better are doing online workshops on Facebook! Register NOW for Look Good Feel Better® Live! Virtual Workshops! Turn on...
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  • admin
    Coronavirus Vaccine
    Hello everyone, Cancer Australia has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) based on input from cancer clinicians and people affected by cancer, including...
    admin 38 views 1 comment Most recent by admin
  • kdumke
    genetic testing
    Hi, don't know how to feel at the moment, I had a genetic test done to see if I was positive or negative to...
    kdumke 35 views 4 comments Most recent by admin
  • Karen
    Genetic predispositions to developing an ovarian malignancy.
    Hello All, My name is Karen and I am an online community leader here on OCA Connect. I'd like to share my story, as...
    Karen 30 views 1 comment Most recent by admin
  • chrishayward
    My Ovarian Cancer Journey
    I was also asked to tell my Ovarian Cancer Journey, as a OCA team leader. I danced a lot and I was working part-time at...
    chrishayward 45 views 1 comment Most recent by admin
  • admin
    What are you doing in Lockdown?
    Great ideas for lockdown. It can be such a hard time feeling more isolated due to being lock downed but there are so many...
    admin 18 views 2 comments Most recent by admin
  • admin
    Anyone on the mid coast of NSW?
    Hi all, is there anyone here who lives on the mid coast of NSW who would be interested in meeting up and connecting with...
    admin 15 views 0 comments Started by admin
  • bfox
    Bea Foxley
    Hi, I have been fighting this cancer since 2018 with regular visits to hospital having chemo etc. Now I am on a tablet called Letrozol and...
    bfox 105 views 1 comment Most recent by chrishayward
  • gabbym
    Advice please
    Hi everyone, My partner has pretty much all the symptoms of ovarian cancer, with the marker going up. We have been to two cancer specialists...
    gabbym 110 views 1 comment Most recent by Ricky
  • Stephanie
    Coping with loss
    Hi my name is Steph, not sure if this is the right place but I lost my Mum, my rock and my best friend...
    Stephanie 152 views 5 comments Most recent by Michelle1811
  • admin
    OCA- Teal Support Program
    If you are a woman living with ovarian cancer and would like access to your own ovarian cancer support nurse, then we encourage you...
    admin 84 views 0 comments Started by admin
  • julesCWA
    Ovarian Cancer not in Ovaries
    I was diagnosed in July 2017 with Ovarian Cancer in lymph nodes near my pancreas, stomach, liver and heart. There was no cancer...
    julesCWA 230 views 4 comments Most recent by Jenjill
  • earpie
    Remission
    Good morning everyone. I'm currently having time for myself on Norfolk Island ... OMG is absolute paradise. This is my 3rd visit this year! I...
    earpie 240 views 3 comments Most recent by Ricky
  • admin
    Covid-19
    The current COVID-19 situation can create an extra feeling of stress, worry and uncertainty for women living with ovarian cancer and their loved ones....
    admin 107 views 0 comments Started by admin
  • admin
    Melbourne Forum
    Ovarian Cancer Australia, Counterpart and Mercy Health are excited to announce a free “Living with cancer and wellbeing” day for women with,...
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  • Dance3113
    Henna Crowns
    Hi -i'm about to have my 6th cycle for Ovarian Cancer and i would like to celebrate - I would love to get a Henna...
    Dance3113 71 views 1 comment Most recent by nfoster
  • EllenJS
    Please HELP! Forgot to pick up Olaparib script and need tonight's dose (have script) MELBOURNE
    Hi all, My mother forgot to pick up her Olaparib script at Peter Mac today and she desperately needs tonight's dose. Wondering if anyone who...
    EllenJS 69 views 1 comment Most recent by Michelle1811
  • Helen
    Helpful support
    Hi Erica, Welcome to our group.  When I was recuperating from my surgery and chemo, I found that having my partner with me very reassuring...
    Helen 42 views 0 comments Most recent by Helen
  • RachelGT
    Hi
    Sorry I don't know your name. What has your partner found helpful previously? I had a whole heap of activities planned post -surgery. I had...
    RachelGT 20 views 0 comments Most recent by RachelGT