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How Do I Connect With Other People In The Ovarian Cancer Community?

More than 21,410 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year.1 Yet, it can be challenging to find other people in your community who understand your experiences. Our goal here at AdvancedOvarianCancer.net is to connect ovarian cancer patients and caregivers with one another and build an online community that helps bridge the gap.

How do I connect with others on AdvancedOvarianCancer.net?

Our Community Hub is a great place to see what people are talking about in the ovarian cancer community. Here, we share trending topics, the latest updates, and we have a spot where you can connect with other members. It's our one-stop shop for all things ovarian cancer!

Most people also start by reading our articles about life with ovarian cancer. Almost all the articles on this website are written by someone with ovarian cancer. Additionally, our Editorial Team brings the latest news and research updates to the community.

Here are some articles that our readers recommend

Stories, forums, and more

Articles are just the tip of the iceberg!

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Everyone who is affected by ovarian cancer has their own unique story to tell. In our Stories section, anyone can share what their experience with ovarian cancer has been like as well as read stories from other community members.

Forums are another way to dive deeper into a conversation geared around a specific topic. For example, there are forums on: hair loss and wigs, sex and intimacy, initial symptoms to name a few.

You can also use forums to ask questions you may have about ovarian cancer or its treatments. Reaching out on forums is a great way to get answers to any of your “is this normal?” questions and hear directly from those who also have ovarian cancer.

Our contributor team at AdvancedOvarianCancer.net writes so many relatable articles about life with ovarian cancer. If an article strikes a chord with you, you can feel free to comment and share your thoughts.

What if I want to communicate privately?

If you are concerned about privacy, it’s easy to stay anonymous on AdvancedOvarianCancer.net by choosing a username that does not reveal any personal information.

Creating an anonymous username

Choose a username that does not use your first and last name or any nicknames that might easily identify you. Then register following these few simple steps:

  1. Register at AdvancedOvarianCancer.net
  2. Enter your anonymous username
  3. Enter your email address. Your email will not be visible to other users on AdvancedOvarianCancer.net. Your email will be used to log in to your account and receive your AdvancedOvarianCancer.net weekly newsletter.

Using AdvancedOvarianCancer.net anonymously

Once you log in using the email for your anonymous username, you will be able to participate on AdvancedOvarianCancer.net completely anonymously. You can share as much or as little as you want about your experience with ovarian cancer. If you choose to remain anonymous, you will want to make sure you do not post anything that includes personal information about your identity. Some examples might include:

  • Your location (generally, mentioning your state or country is fine!)
  • Full names of your family members or friends
  • Your place of employment
  • Detailed personal or medical information
  • Thank you for joining us

Thank you for being a member of AdvancedOvarianCancer.net. We hope you enjoy connecting with others in the ovarian cancer community!

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