STAAR Ovarian Cancer Foundation

STAAR exists to raise critical funds for life-saving research for those with low-grade ovarian cancer.

Optimistic and Hopeful: Nicole’s Story

After an ovarian cancer diagnosis at age 24, Nicole found hope for a future family through Livestrong Paula Wielinski, BSN, RNNicole, Ovarian Cancer SurvivorNicole’s “Lucky Diagnosis

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Because Life Does Go On

In 2005, I was caregiver to both my mother and father. Mom was diagnosed with lymphoma and dad was three years into recovery from a paralyzing stroke when the news came that my wife was diagnosed with

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Nancy’s Love Letter to the Universe

I was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer on April 29, 2004. It had metastasized into my liver. In cancer talk, everything is compared to a fruit. My ovary was the size of a grapefruit. My liver

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