Ovarian cancer awareness month: Digital assets
September is ovarian cancer awareness month. Using social media can help raise awareness and disseminate knowledge about ovarian cancer. Share these GOC digital assets on your various social media platforms to inspire your family, friends and followers to learn more about ovarian cancer. Join us this September as we share important facts about ovarian cancer, post one or more of the GOC digital assets and use the hashtags #GOC and #Ovariancancer. Be sure to tag @Gyne_Oncology on twitter.
PARP Inhibitors: What you need to know (October 2018)
The CoP in BRCA is pleased to share its newest publication – “PARP Inhibitors: What you need to know”. This brochure explores several questions such as the side effects of PARP inhibitors and what can be done about them, and will serve as a quick go-to guide.
Precare Gynecological Surgery Guide (July 2018)
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols have resulted in shorter length of hospital stay by 30% to 50% and similar reductions in complications, while readmissions and costs are reduced.
The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada (GOC) endorses the following animated feature on the Gynecologic ERAS Guide.
For more information, visit precare.ca/GOC
Patient and Family Counselling Services—BC cancer agency
1-800-663-3333 ext. 2194
Newfoundland and Labrador
Prince Edward Island
Yukon Cancer Navigator
In the Yukon, a Cancer Navigator is available to assist in providing information on travel, accommodations and community based resources.