Staying Connected

Supporting the Ovarian Cancer community through the COVID-19 period

Please tell us: how can we help you? 

Back in April, we launched Staying Connected with our friends at Ovacome - a programme designed to help our community feel connected, informed and uplifted throughout these uncertain times.  

We are happy to announce that Staying Connected will be continuing over autumn and into the new year - and we want to make sure Staying Connected changes with you. 

We know that what our community wanted and needed earlier in the year may be different to what they need now. That’s why we’re asking if you can spare 15 minutes to tell us how you have been affected by Covid-19 and how we can help you in the coming months.

Click here to get started. Thank you for your time. 

Staying connected 

Our Staying Connected service offers you regular email updates, and informative videos, interviews, and interactive video sessions where you can speak to experts directly and ask them your questions. The service will be really easy to use and we’ll have staff at the ready to help anyone with questions. 

We appreciate that many members of our community will be staying at home to protect the health and safety of both themselves and those around them. Working together, we feel that is our responsibility to ensure that there are ways for the ovarian cancer community to stay in touch and continue to empower themselves with information about how they can support their personal health and wellbeing.

If you’d like us to keep you up to date with this advice, information from clinicians and tips on wellbeing during this difficult time please sign up here.

Upcoming Webinars

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    Upcoming webinars

    Get crafty with Ovacome: embroidery

    Join us for our next craft session, where we'll learning how to create some simple embroidery designs.

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    Upcoming webinars

    PARP inhibitors with Dr Jon Krell

    Whether you're interested in knowing how PARP inhibitors work, what their benefits are or who can take them, join us and bring all your questions to ask the expert. 

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    Upcoming webinars

    Stoma support group

    A friendly space for anyone with ovarian cancer who has a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy. 

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    Upcoming webinars

    Early menopause group January

    This chatty, informal session gives you the chance to connect with others going through, or about to go through, early menopause, as well as to share information, advice and tips. 

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    Upcoming webinars

    Family and friends group

    This new online group will provide an opportunity to ask any questions that you might have about supporting someone with ovarian cancer, meet others, and share your experiences and advice. 

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    Upcoming webinars

    New developments in breast reconstruction

    Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon Miss Joanna Franks talks through all the latest developments in breast reconstruction techniques.

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    Upcoming webinars

    Follow-up care

    Consultant Nurse in Gynaecology/Oncology Dr Cathy Hughes will be talking about follow-up care after your cancer treatment and discussing why various approaches are taken in different circumstances. 

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    Upcoming webinars

    Coventry ovarian cancer support group

    The Ovacome Coventry support group is for all people diagnosed with ovarian cancer living in the Coventry area.

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    Upcoming webinars

    Exercising during and after ovarian cancer treatment: Q&A

    Cancer Exercise Specialist Lizzy Davis will be letting you know how you can exercise in creative and safe ways to suit your health and fitness levels.

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    Upcoming webinars

    BRCA Circle February

    BRCA Circle is an informal monthly group session for those who carry a BRCA mutation.

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    Upcoming webinars

    Coping with feeling lonely

    Founder of Marmalade Trust Amy Perrin will be talking about managing feelings of loneliness, especially in light of everything that has happened over the last year. 

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    Upcoming webinars

    Younger women's group

    The Ovacome Younger Women’s Group is for anyone who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer before the age of 45. We meet 5-7 pm on the first Wednesday of every month. 

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    Upcoming webinars

    How to be your own life coach

    Learn how to be your own life coach and set small, achievable goals for yourself when life feels overwhelming.

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    Upcoming webinars

    How to be your own life coach

    Learn how to be your own life coach and set small, achievable goals for yourself when life feels overwhelming.

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    Upcoming webinars

    Early menopause group February

    This chatty, informal session gives you the chance to connect with others going through, or about to go through, early menopause, as well as to share information, advice and tips. 

    Book your spot
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    Upcoming webinars

    Early menopause group March

    This chatty, informal session gives you the chance to connect with others going through, or about to go through, early menopause, as well as to share information, advice and tips. 

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Risk-reducing gynaecological surgery with Jo Stanford and Dr Adam Rosenthal

Watch webinar

Previous webinars

Informative videos, interviews, and interactive video sessions

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Emergency funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund (distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund) and the Welsh Voluntary Services Emergency Fund has helped to fund our Staying Connected programme. Our trust and corporate supporters are: The Moondance Foundation Covid-Relief fund; The Childwick Trust; Astrazeneca; Roche; Abbvie; Glaxosmithkline;  Bristol Myers Squibb; and Clovis Oncology.

We would like to thank all of our funders for their support.