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  • Hello Debby and welcome to OCA Online forum. I am so sorry to hear about your diagnosis of ovarian cancer. We are all hear to support you through your journey. Please feel free to reach out to the Helpline on 1300 660 334 Monday to Friday business h…
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  • Hi Pottercats please reach out to the Helpline on 1300 660 334 Monday to Friday business hours as our support team consists of nurses, counsellors and health care professionals with significant experience in women's health.  We are here to offer you…
  • Cancer Council of Victoria have just released a memo stating they have worked hard to get approval for all cancer patients to get priority vaccination with Pzifer. If you would like to get your vaccination please consult with your doctors first and …
  • Hi kdumke, I would suggest asking for a referral to a Familial Cancer Centre and having genetic counselling and testing done. You can also go with your daughter and talk about her risks as well. Please call the Helpline on 1300 660 334 for further i…
  • Oh Lynn it is so important to enjoy the small things in life like the smell of roses and freshly opened flowers. Please take care and you know we are here if you need. We also have a Male Partners support group should your husband want any further s…
  • https://forum.ovariancancer.net.au/discussion/comment/17206#Comment_17206 So sorry to hear Lynn. We are thinking of you. Please reach out if you need any support. You can ring the Helpline on 1300 660 334 Monday to Friday. Take care
  • Thank you Karen such wise information. We have a booklet you can read on genetic testing look under resources on the Ovarian Cancer Australia website https://www.ovariancancer.net.au/page/94/support-resources and download a copy or order a copy to b…
  • Thanks Chris for sharing your story. This is very empowering and I hope other women in the same situation as you can gain some hope and this helps them to move forward. That is some lovely insight into how to find yourself again. It is so important!…
  • https://forum.ovariancancer.net.au/discussion/comment/17201#Comment_17201 Oh Lynn I hope you are able to gain some hope and inspiration from Michelle's story! Please reach out to the Helpline on 1300 660 334 Monday to Friday business hours should yo…
  • What an amazing and inspirational story. Thank you for sharing you story Michelle it will be a fabulous emotional boost for other women being diagnosed with Ovarian cancer. Your message of hope and STAYING POSITIVE are very clear and inspirational. …
  • https://forum.ovariancancer.net.au/discussion/comment/17197#Comment_17197 OMG this is stunning! What an amazing talent you have! This is a great idea. Congratulations Chris you have found an amazing new skill.
  • Just a reminder that this forum will finish at 8 pm. You will still be able to view the posts after the Live Nights is finished but you will not be able to post any further questions. So please post any further comments or questions you might have a…
  • At OCA we have the services of a full time Senior Social Worker Angela as well as Hayley a counsellor working part time. You can access these services by reaching out to the Helpline on 1300 660 334 and they can make a referral for you. We also have…
  • https://forum.ovariancancer.net.au/discussion/comment/17158#Comment_17158 Fatigue is very difficult to manage there is a fine line between managing fatigue and making you more fatigued. The research into fatigue suggests a small amount of activity e…
  • https://forum.ovariancancer.net.au/discussion/comment/17156#Comment_17156 https://forum.ovariancancer.net.au/discussion/comment/17155#Comment_17155 Ovarian Cancer Australia run several support groups. We have a support group in Brisbane, Sydney, Mel…
  • Thank you so much Hayley for your introduction. I am posting a question sent in earlier: so what would you suggest would be a good thing to do if I am feeling fearful about a recurrence. PS please remember to refresh your page to see comments
  • Hey Emily I have sent you a private message. Please feel free to reach out to our Helpline on 1300 660 334 for further support. Kind regards OCA Support Team.
  • https://forum.ovariancancer.net.au/discussion/comment/17136#Comment_17136 Thanks Tracy we will wait and see what feedback we get and we can change the nights. We wish you all the best with your results. Stay strong and positive. Dont forget to reach…
  • Hi everyone, We are almost at the end of our 2nd Live Night session. Please provide us with further comments and feedback about future discussions, eg: treatments, speakers, time and day of event, etc to: ocaconnect@ovariancancer.net.au Thank you!