Category Archives: awareness

Upcoming May & June AROVCC Events

We are excited about the upcoming third party events groups are having in our honor. Please make plans to join us! It is an honor to be a beneficiary of these family friendly and fun events.    May 8, 2015; 8:00 am   |   #Shootdowncancer Bow Tournament 12 Ring Archery, Conway, AR   |  $20,000 In Prizes From the Outdoor Industries Largest Companies Celebrity Shooters from the Outdoor & Sportsman channels: Tombo Martin – Buck Commander...

Artists for Ovaries 2013

5TH ANNUAL ARTISTS FOR OVARIES – FRI., SEPT. 20TH | WOMEN’S CITY CLUB, LITTLE ROCK, AR | 6:30-9:30 pm Artists for Ovaries Tickets Single Ticket $35.00: Couple Ticket $60.00     Online Tickets will close September 18th. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $45.00 each. Junior League of Little Rock, 401 Scott Street, Little Rock, AR Artists for Ovaries is a silent art and themed basket auction. For tickets, click on the...

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance broke the following news on June 13, 2013. To read more click here: Ovarian Cancer Advocates Praise Supreme Court Decision on Gene Patents Ruling Will Give Women More Options to Learn About Genetic Risk Washington, DC-The Supreme Court ruled today that a company cannot patent naturally occurring genes, including isolated gene segments, overturning a decision made by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in August 2012, which...

River Valley Lunch n Learn Opportunity – Chronic Pelvic Pain

Have you seen the invitation from Sparks for a “Lunch & Learn”  presentation for Tuesday, April 23, noon – 1:00 p.m. on the subject of “chronic pelvic pain”?  It is presented by Erica Horn, M.D., with Sparks Obstetrics & Gynecology, & will be @ Shuffield Education Ctr. @ the hospital.  Free valet parking & lunch provided;  registration required.  To register call 479-877-709-DOCS (3627)  or 479-709-DOCS(3627). Ladies, if chronic pelvic pain is causing you discomfort, a benign...

Artists for Ovaries 2013

What is Artists for Ovaries? Artists for Ovaries (AFO) is AROVCC’s official annual fundraiser. This event features original works of arts from Arkansas artists up for bidding in a silent auction setting. In 2012, we had over 80 works of art submitted, raising $20,000 dollars to support our educational efforts. Since we are a volunteer only organization, all of the funding gained from this event goes straight in to our mission. Our committee is gearing up for...

Thank you for giving back

As we move out of November and into the hustle and bustle of December, we would like to express our sincere thanks to those whose friendships we cherish.  Because of you, 2012 has been an incredible year for the Arkansas Ovarian Cancer Coalition.  Because of you, we have the ability to continue fighting, educating and prevailing against ovarian cancer.  Because of you, women facing ovarian cancer have hope.  THANK YOU for everything you do and...

Be a part of a Cure with ACS!!

Consider being a part of a cure for cancer.  All it will take is a simple questionnaire and one tube of blood.  This is for people who have never had cancer.  There are several places in Little Rock to join the study. St. Vincent will be a site to take part in this study.  The American Cancer Society hopes that this nation wide effort will be one of the largest research studies ever attempted.  Wouldn’t it be exciting to...

Survivor Bags

The Arkansas Ovarian Cancer Coalition is excited to announce that we will now have Ovarian Cancer Survivor Kits available to recently diagnosed patients. If you are recently diagnosed, know someone who was or are a physician’s office that would liketo have some one hand to distribute, please contact Alesa Garner with St. Vincent New Outlook at agarner@stvincenthealth.com or Kay Bumgardner at kay@arkansasovariancancer.org Items will include: Teal Ribbon Pin  Teal ribbon Magnet  “No One Fights Alone” ...

SYMPTOM TRACKER FORM

NOCC and Dr. Oz join together to break the silence of ovarian cancer. You can download a symptom guide and tracker here – they have neat visual descriptions to help guide you. This can also be found on their website www.ovarian.org   ...

New AROVCC Leadership

 A little about Carrie Bumgardner.  Carrie is an attorney at Hyden, Miron & Foster, PLLC – a law firm with offices in Little Rock, Conway and Hot Springs Village specializing in business, tax, and estate planning. She enjoys reading and traveling, but really LOVES spending time with her family…. eight neices and nephews fill her with a lot of love and joy. She lives in Benton, with her “pet child.” Her favorite food is Mexican, she “could eat...