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Outreach Ambassador Open House 2019

Please join us for an open house to learn about SHARE’s Ambassador Program and the opportunity to become an Ambassador! SHARE Ambassadors are breast and ovarian cancer survivors or caregivers trained to educate underserved Latino, African-American and Caribbean communities about these diseases.

Sunflower Friendship

This is a guest post by Serena Wills, who  has also written about being a caregiver for her mother with Stage IV ovarian cancer. Read that post here, or download our infographic on how not to talk to people with cancer.

This past month was Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and I wanted to write a special post about a beautiful friend with ovarian cancer that I met in the last year.

September Resource Roundup

Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we curate study opportunities, new clinical trials, research results, news articles, personal perspectives, and upcoming events of interest to women and families affected by breast, ovarian, or metastatic breast cancer. Below are some links you might find useful.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Eileen

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

I have been part of a few Facebook closed groups for quite a few years now. At a time when there was a widespread set of losses, I blocked them all from showing up in my newsfeed.

SHARE’s A Second Helping of Life’s 16th Anniversary: A Tasting Benefit For a Cause

On Monday, September 23, SHARE hosted its 16th Annual "A Second Helping of Life" tasting benefit, a fundraising event that helps SHARE provide educational programs, literature, and support groups to women affected by breast or ovarian cancer. The event features prominent women chefs in New York City and pairs them with philanthropic celebrity sous chefs for a night of delicious food, star-studded company, and a gorgeous view from the Chelsea Piers - all for a great cause!

This year, twenty-five chefs cooked up signature bites for guests to try with the help of their celebrity sous chef counterparts.

Breast Cancer Awareness For Latinas is a Godsend | Olympia’s LatinaSHARE Story

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of LatinaSHARE, we are telling stories of women who have turned to LatinaSHARE over the years and helped make LatinaSHARE into the thriving and critically important program it is today. 
What was it like when you were first diagnosed?/ What resources did you access?

Having been diagnosed at 39 years old, I was bewildered, angry and scared.

The Importance of Peer Support in Breast Cancer Treatment

By: Victoria Rego

The phrase “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes” has new meaning to me as a breast cancer survivor.  I now understand it’s impossible to know what someone is feeling unless you’ve actually been there yourself. When I was first diagnosed, I didn’t think that talking to others would help, but I was wrong.

August Resource Roundup

August Resource Roundup
Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we’ll be curating study opportunities, new clinical trials, research results, news articles, personal perspectives, and upcoming events of interest to women and families affected by breast, ovarian, or metastatic breast cancer.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Nancy

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

I became a SHARE Volunteer because SHARE helped me through my cancer journey and kept me sane. I went to a SHARE support group two days after my diagnosis (because my doctor at the time told me not to.

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Use #IWishIKnew to Educate Women Everywhere

This September, join ovarian cancer advocates across the country for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month through the #IWishIKnew campaign.

In honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month this September, SHARE, along with other ovarian cancer nonprofits, is highlighting the voices of ovarian cancer survivors and patients speaking out on what they wish the public knew about ovarian cancer.

National Helpline:
844-ASK-SHARE