STSThis program trains ovarian cancer survivors and caregivers to conduct presentations in educational programs to educate future healthcare providers about ovarian cancer by sharing stories of diagnosis, treatment and beyond, along with facts about the disease. Medical/healthcare students interact with and learn from actual patients in a classroom setting.

Survivostsrs Teaching Students®:

  • Offered in 271 healthcare programs;
  • In 35 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, UK, Canada, and Australia;
  • In 2016, reached over 11,100 students;
  • Staffed by more than 850 survivor volunteers.

Schedule an STS® presentation for your school with zero cost to your institution.

See a list of participating schools here.

Share your story to educate the next generation of healthcare providers!

To schedule a presentation or learn more about sharing your story, contact Susan Leighton, National Program Director, at 

For active STS® volunteers: access the STS Toolkit here, and enter the password provided by your Regional Coordinator.

Survivors Teaching Students is supported by a grant from Tesaro, and the Gail Baird Foundation.