Survivors Teaching Students®

Survivors Teaching Students® brings ovarian cancer survivors and caregivers into medical education programs to educate future healthcare providers about ovarian cancer by sharing stories of diagnosis, treatment and survivorship, along with facts about the disease. Medical/healthcare students interact with and learn from ovarian cancer survivors in a classroom setting.

Survivors Teaching Students®:

  • Offered in 345 healthcare programs;
  • In 40 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, UK, Canada, and Australia;
  • In 2019, reached nearly 13,000 students;
  • Staffed by more than 963 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, click the button below, or contact Susan Leighton, National Program Director, at 

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

Survivors Teaching Students is supported by grants from: