About us What we do We provide vital support and raise awareness Ovacome is the national UK ovarian cancer charity focused on providing support and information to anyone affected by ovarian cancer. This includes people who have either been diagnosed with the disease or think that they might be at risk, as well as their friends and family and healthcare professionals. We are a strong community of many thousands of people, all working together with the aim of reducing isolation, sharing information, promoting knowledge and supporting anyone affected by ovarian cancer. We have just under 4,000 members and each year we support around 18,000 people. We provide a range of support services, including: a telephone support line, as well as email and instant chat support a 24 hour online forum regional support and information events* an online programme of support groups and webinars expert information booklets on ovarian cancer, to support you through treatment and beyond *Our programme of regional events has been suspended due to Covid, but we hope to return to face-to-face meetings as soon as it is safe for us to do so. . "When I first got the diagnosis, it was as if I'd been thrown into the water without a life raft and I was so frightened, but you were there for me and you've been everything, so thank you." - Allyson . We also run a highly successful UK Survivors Teaching Students programme, giving presentations and educating student nurses, doctors and specialists on signs, symptoms and experiences of people with ovarian cancer. We are the European representatives of this programme, which began in the United States. Ovacome campaigns to help people and health professionals recognise the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and for high quality care and treatment to be available to all. We are not a campaign group or a research charity; we maintain a clear focus on support. Whether you would like to speak to us anonymously or face to face, we are here to support you in your times of need and we are committed to doing so in as many ways as possible. . "Our chat yesterday really helped me. Having a support network is so important for these major life changing events. Knowing that you and your organisation are there is a great comfort." - Calum . We would like thank Charities Aid Foundation for their generous unrestricted grant towards our core costs from their Patient Organisations Recovery Fund.