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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Inc. Overview
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Inc. (OCRF) is the largest private organization dedicated to funding cutting-edge research to end ovarian cancer. An estimated 200,000 women are diagnosed worldwide each year, with 22,000 women in the U.S. alone. We believe that future advances in ovarian cancer research lie in the hands of today''s young researchers. It is for this reason that OCRF''s main funding priority has been advancing outstanding researchers early in their careers, whose projects focus on early detection, screening and basic translational research. Through our Scientific Advisory Committee, OCRF funds exceptional investigators across the country. As we strive to find a cure, we also seek to raise awareness of the disease through our many educational programs and special events.
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After my mother died of a rare and deadly form of ovarian cancer in September 2010, I searched the Internet for charities that support ovarian cancer research. That's how I learned about OCRF. I work at a small nonprofit in Florida that has earned Charity Navigator's four-star rating for the past ...
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This charity is near and dear to me after my fight with ovarian cancer. They have had numerous beneficial articles on their website and have been assisting me in organizing a walk a thon this September. I was 24 when I was diagnosed and it just about devastated me. Thanks to OCRF for being there ...
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After my mom died 26 yrs ago, I went through many yrs of confusion and fear. I don't even remember how I found OCRF, but I've spent time reading tributes and memorials to find that I was not alone. I can't believe that since my mother's diagnosis 28 yrs ago, there really is not any new tests for ...
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