Message from our Patron, Miriam O’Callaghan

It is very rare to meet someone who has not been affected in some way by cancer, either through the illness of a loved one or the loss of a family member or friend. Ovarian Cancer is the fourth most common cancer to affect women in Ireland. However, awareness of the disease remains startlingly low and all too often diagnosis can come too late. OvaCare was formed by a small group of people united by a passion and concern to help sufferers of this disease.

Their mission is a simple yet powerful one: to promote awareness and to provide an all-important support network to anyone affected by Ovarian Cancer. Establishing a connection is particularly important to the Charity whilst enabling patients, family and friends to take comfort and support from each other’s experiences whilst giving them a platform to engage and to have their voices heard. If you have been affected by Ovarian Cancer and would like to share your story with the OvaCare community, please email or join the conversation on Twitter or Facebook. I know that the team would love to hear from you. In a world beset by such uncertainty, I am sure you’ll agree that awareness is now more imperative than ever if we are to help combat this cruel disease. By spreading the word and coming together, I believe, together with your support, we can truly make a difference.