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What to Expect after Ovarian Cancer Surgery

Author: Jordan Fletcher Navigating life after ovarian surgery can be intimidating when not knowing what to expect. During treatment and prior to surgery, your life had been emblazoned with schedules, appointments, and checkups with physicians. Now, after surgery, the hustle of these responsibilities has subsided and you are left to reestablish “normal.” Women recovering from ovarian surgery often find surprising and unexpected physical, social, sexual, and emotional challenges. Giving yourself time to adjust to these...

Dealing with fear on your cancer journey

Author: Annie Wang Fear can come at any time during your journey: from the first concern that something is wrong, to during your first chemotherapy treatment to long after your last treatment that declared your cancer “in remission.” Fear is a normal emotional response to stress, and is not a sign of weakness or a predictor of poor outcome. No matter how much support you have, how likely it is that you’ll beat the cancer,...

2010 AROVCC Educational Brochure

It is here!! Everyone with the AROVCC is just ecstatic about this milestone. We have written and produced, with the help of a small army, our very own ovarian cancer educational brochure. It is a dream for several of us to watch this come to fruition. It is our goal to get this brochure in the hand of every woman in Arkansas. We hope that you will take ownership of this and help us reach this goal. If you would like...

AROVCC sponsors the UAMS Ovarian Cancer Retreat

The AR Ovarian Cancer Coalition is proud to be a part of the UAMS Ovarian Cancer Retreat. Because of our success with our events on Sept. 9th, we were able to sponsor two tickets to the retreat! The retreat is Sept. 27th at the UAMS Wintrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute from 7am-2:00pm. Please visit our upcoming events page for more information....