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Survivor Stories

As shocking as it can be to receive a diagnosis of gynecologic cancer, we want you to know that No One Fights Alone. We hope these personal stories of diagnosis, treatment and survival from women who have persevered and triumphed over these diseases provide comfort and support for your journey.  

If you would like to share your story, please send it to ogccmail@gmail.com

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Resource Guide

OGCC/Rhonda’s Club has compiled a resource guide for newly diagnosed ovarian and endometrial cancer patients with practical information on what to expect during treatment, frequently asked questions, a glossary of medical terms and other useful facts. This guide is included in our patient care bags distributed free of charge to patients.

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Rhonda’s Story

When she learned in 1994 that she had ovarian cancer, Ms. Rhonda Oziel was confronted with a lack of readily available information on the disease and its treatment.

She became a founder of the Ovarian & Gynecologic Cancer Coalition of Greater Washington, which was later renamed OGCC/Rhonda’s Club in her honor.

Upcoming Events

jhuconferenceSaturday, September 23, 2017

8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards

For more information and to register click here.



Rhonda’s Club
cordially invites you to
a celebration of survivors for
gynecologic cancer survivors, family and other caregivers
Saturday, October 14
Hope Connections for Cancer Support
Located at: Beaumont House at FASEB
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
Just inside the Beltway. Look for the teal balloons.

Please RSVP at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Questions? Call Mary Kinler at 301-213-0683


fwc 2017On November 4 the Foundation for Women’s Cancer returns to our area at the JW Marriott at 1333 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. with a Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course offering the latest news in treatment and research from a distinguished group of gynecologic oncologists.  Please register in advance at: https://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org

And on Sunday morning, November 5, join Rhonda’s Club team for the 8th Annual Race to End Women’s Cancer, a 5K run/1mile walk at Freedom Plaza (Pennsylvania Avenue at 14th Street, NW).  Register ($45 fee) and join “Rhonda’s Club” team at https://runsignup.com/Race/DC/Washington/NationalRacetoEndWomensCancer

Thank you to our supporters!

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