National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Announces Reorganization to Better Serve the Patient Community
Announced at NOCC Annual Conference in Houston, TX November 8-10th
HOUSTON,TX, (November 10, 2007) – Today the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Inc. (NOCC) Board of Directors announced plans to increase its presence by establishing regional offices to better support its network of 80 local chapters.
Over the next several months, administrative and management responsibilities will be transitioning to an initial five regional headquarters located in Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and the San-Francisco Bay area.
“Due in part to its many individual and corporate donors, NOCC has grown exponentially in the last decade to become the nation’s leading ovarian cancer patient education organization,” says Dr. Suzy Lockwood-Rayermann, Chair of NOCC’s Governing Board of Directors. “Moving to a regional structure allows us to better serve local communities and to offer greater support to patients, families and the medical community.”
Since its inception in 1995, the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) has been committed to raising awareness of ovarian cancer in communities across the country and to providing education and programs for women with ovarian cancer and their families. For more information on the “Break the Silence” campaign and to contact one of the NOCC local chapters, visit www.ovarian.org or call 1-888-OVARIAN.
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The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that provides public education and awareness about ovarian cancer through a toll-free Help Line, local NOCC Chapters, comprehensive website, peer support, publications, and awareness/educational programs. NOCC’s mission is to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer. The Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer. For more information on the “Break the Silence” campaign and to contact one of the local NOCC Chapters, visit www.ovarian.org or call 1-888-OVARIAN.