Tele-Support Group

16th March, 2020

Ovarian Cancer Australia holds monthly national Tele-Support phone groups and is available for all women who have been touched by ovarian cancer. The tele-support group is held on the third Monday of each month at 2pm (AEST).

Date: Monday 16th March, 2020
Time: 2pm AEST
Where: Wherever you are via phone
Time zone: Don’t forget to check the time difference for your location

The tele conference uses a toll free number which enables equity of access, regardless of where you live in Australia and the groups are facilitated by OCA Support team members and other health professionals.

To register, please call the support team on 1300 660 334 (9am – 5pm AEST) or email support@ovariancancer.net.au

Sydney, Melbourne and Perth Support Groups

March, 2020

Ovarian Cancer Australia provides face to face support groups in three capital cities every month as a way to connect women living with ovarian cancer across the country with each other.  Support groups are open and are facilitated by staff and volunteers.

We are always extending the invitation for newly diagnosed women to join us, however the group is open to women at any stage of their cancer journey. Feel free to bring a guest along with you if you would like.

  • 9th March: Sydney 2pm
  • 12th March: Melbourne 10:30am with exercise physiologist Jessica Freeman presenting on the role of exercise in cancer
  • 12th March: Perth 10 am – Meets monthly in Shenton Park.

To register, please call the support team on 1300 660 334 (9am – 5pm AEST) or email support@ovariancancer.net.au

Younger Women's Network

24th February, 2020

The Younger Women’s Network aims to fill the gap in support services for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer under 50 years of age and is for newly diagnosed women, women in remission and women experiencing recurrence.

For our next Younger Women’s Network, we are proud to announce that Dr. Carrie Lethborg will be presenting. Carrie is an oncology psychologist and a leading expert in cancer care and has more than 20 years’ experience supporting people with cancer and their families. She will speak about “Living with Hope and Uncertainty following a Cancer Diagnosis”.

Date: Monday 24th February 2020 (last Monday of every month)
Time: 7pm – 8.30pm AEST
Where: Wherever you are via computer or phone
Time zone: Don’t forget to check the time difference for your location.

For more information, call the support team on 1300 660 334 or email support@ovariancancer.net.au

OCA Teal Ribbon Outback Trek

18th - 24th May, 2019

Join Ovarian Cancer Australia’s Teal Ribbon Outback Trek to help save lives and support women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Next May a passionate group of Ovarian Cancer Australia supporters will take on part of the legendary Larapinta Trail in central Australia, trekking together to raise $100,000 to support 100 women living with ovarian cancer.

Sound like the adventure for you?

From ochre-coloured outcroppings to spring-fed gorges and star-lit skies, the Outback is home to some of the most iconic scenery in the world. You’ll experience it all on the Teal Ribbon Trek as you walk alongside like-minded teammates. For five days you’ll be led by expert guides through iconic Outback scenery and up to the top of Mount Sonder. By night, you’ll sleep in group campsites under a canopy of stars. Best of all, the funds raised on the Teal Ribbon Outback Trek will help save lives and make sure that no woman with ovarian cancer walks alone.

Don’t miss out on joining this life-changing adventure.