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ASACO (Asociación de Afectados por Cáncer de Ovario y Ginecológico)

ASACO, (Asociación de Afectados por Cáncer de Ovario y Ginecológico), is a non-profit organization established in 2011, dedicated to supporting those affected by ovarian and gynecological cancers in Spain. This includes patients, their families, and caregivers. ASACO stands out as the first Spanish association specifically focused on individuals and their loved ones dealing with these types of cancer, marking a significant step in this area. ASACO was declared of Public Utility in 2018.

One of the key aspects of ASACO’s mission is the emphasis on education and awareness. Through information campaigns, the association raises awareness about the importance of women’s health and of the signs and symptoms of gynecological cancers.  These campaigns are designed to empower women to take charge of their health, engage confidently with healthcare providers, and advocate for early detection and informed treatment decisions.

ASACO prioritizes supporting patients throughout their treatment journey, from pre- to post-treatment,  promoting informed decision making for their health needs. The association also disseminates information on new research and medical advancements related to ovarian cancer and other gynecologic cancers as well as information about clinical trials.

The vision of ASACO is to create a healthy environment for women where they can enjoy well-being on an individual, partnership, or family level daily, regardless of their health situation. This vision reflects a holistic approach to health, recognizing the importance of well-being beyond the absence of disease, pursuing the best possible quality of life for patients and their environment

ASACO’s activities are grounded in core values such as ethics, respect, commitment, transparency, and solidarity. These values guide the association’s work and interactions, ensuring that all efforts are conducted with the highest standards of integrity and compassion.

ASACO plays a crucial role in improving the lives of patients and their families. through its comprehensive support services, advocacy for early detection and informed treatment, and dedication to education and awareness, The organization’s commitment to its mission, vision, and values highlights its pivotal role in the fight against ovarian and gynecological cancers, making it a vital resource for the community it serves.

  info@asociacionasaco.es   +34 91 563 18 01

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