Together, Standing Up to Ovarian Cancer is an informational program hosted and organized by your institution.

Below, you can download tools to help educate patients and caregivers about ovarian cancer, genetic testing, and much more.

Click to download tools to help create informed and meaningful dialogues with your audiences:

Informational program presentation for Ovarian Cancer

Program Presentation

Lead your discussion about ovarian cancer and family risk, including how genetic testing can play an important role in determining family risk and treatment selection26,27

Increase attendance of patients and caregivers for ovarian cancer education program

Customizable Presentation Flyer

Encourage patient and caregiver attendance through flyers that combine your personalized information with details of the program

Provide patients and caregivers with key information on ovarian cancer, genetic testing, and more.

Patient Leave Behind

Provide patients and caregivers with key information in a summary of the presentation that can be printed to take home

Overview of implementing the Together, Standing Up to Ovarian Cancer program

Institution Playbook

An overview of each asset in the Together, Standing Up to Ovarian Cancer program to demonstrate how your institution can successfully facilitate every event

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