Ovarian Cancer Advocacy Day

I am so honored to be a part of the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance Advocacy Leaders program. OCRA is one of the world’s largest ovarian cancer organizations, supporting survivors, advocating for patients, and funding life-saving research. As an Advocacy Leader, today I joined hundreds of men and women around the country to share my storyContinue reading “Ovarian Cancer Advocacy Day”

Our Ovarian Cancer Playlist

For many women battling cancer, finding the words to express the emotions they are having can be difficult. Music can be a beautiful way to explore your feelings and help you cope. A few months ago, I asked my ovarian cancer community to share their “fight song” with the intention of creating a playlist toContinue reading “Our Ovarian Cancer Playlist”

I’m Using My #PowerfulVoice on World Ovarian Cancer Day

I will be celebrating World Ovarian Cancer Day on May 8, 2020, with Cure Our Ovarian Cancer, the world’s only charitable organization solely focused on funding research for low-grade serous ovarian carcinoma, by using my #PowerfulVoice to increase awareness of this disease and fundraising for research. One in 70 women will be diagnosed with ovarianContinue reading “I’m Using My #PowerfulVoice on World Ovarian Cancer Day”

Quarantine Advice from a Cancer Survivor

As I write this post, I’m on day 35 home because of the COVID-19 crisis in New Jersey and around the world. As someone who recently finished treatment for cancer, this pandemic came at a particularly scary time. Back in March I wrote a post reminding people that social distancing was important to keep peopleContinue reading “Quarantine Advice from a Cancer Survivor”

To Those Too Healthy to Worry about COVID-19…

Lucky you, but this isn’t about you. This is about me and the millions of other Americans with underlying health conditions that leave their immune systems compromised. This isn’t about whether or not a healthy person will quickly recover from a virus. This is about keeping the otherwise healthy people out of the hospitals soContinue reading “To Those Too Healthy to Worry about COVID-19…”

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2021 World Ovarian Cancer Day

For every purchase of this arrangement from Fine Flowers, a $5 donation will be made to STAAR Ovarian Cancer Foundation, the only US-based organization dedicated to funding low-grade ovarian cancer research.