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Resources

TESARO is committed to partnering with the oncology community and patient advocacy organizations to improve care for individuals and families affected by breast and ovarian cancers. The organizations listed below exist to provide education and support to women with ovarian cancer and their families.

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
FORCE is the only U.S. national nonprofit organization devoted to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Its mission includes support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Its programs serve anyone with a BRCA mutation or a family history of cancer.

Sharsheret
Sharsheret supports young Jewish women and families facing breast and ovarian cancer at every stage. We help women and families connect to our community in the way that feels most comfortable, taking into consideration their stage of life, diagnosis, or treatment. We also provide educational resources, offer specialized support to those who are facing breast and ovarian cancer or are at high risk of developing these cancers, and create programs for women and families to improve their quality of life.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
The alliance is a powerful voice for everyone touched by ovarian cancer. It connects survivors, women at risk, caregivers and health providers with the information and resources they need. It ensures that ovarian cancer is a priority for lawmakers and agencies in Washington, DC, and throughout the country. It helps members of the community raise their voices on behalf of every life that has been affected by this disease.

BRACHA
BRACHA is Israel’s only national organization for information and support to BRCA mutation carriers - previvors, survivors and families who are at high risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Bright Pink
Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focused on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. Its aim is to reach the 52 million young women in the United States between the ages of 18 and 45 with our innovative, life-saving breast and ovarian health programs, thereby empowering this and future generations of women to live healthier, happier, and longer lives.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Through national programs and local chapter initiatives, the NOCC's goal is to make more people aware of the early symptoms of ovarian cancer. In addition, the NOCC provides information to assist the newly diagnosed patient, to provide hope to survivors, and to support caregivers.