Category Archives: Education

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,...

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance

AROVCC is now a proud partner with OCRFA. We are super excited about this and are always looking for volunteers to help us carry out our mission and the mission of our partner organizations, like Survivors Teaching Students. This is a wonderful program, we just need more people to get involved to help us bring it to Arkansas. Are you willing to help us?...

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...