We estimate that 100 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year in the Greater Cincinnati Area. We will provide a free comfort kit for newly diagnosed patients. We include a blanket, a teal ribbon scarf, socks, coffee mug, lip protector, treatment journal, canvas bag and a personalized note. Please contact if you know of someone who is newly diagnosed and would welcome this basket.
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance–SU2C
OCAGC is a proud national sponsor of the SU2C Ovarian Cancer Dream Team! We've committed to raise over $100,000 in support of the Dream Team focused on early detection and survivability. We've delivered our commitment one and half years early! For more information, please see: www.standup2cancer.org.
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance
We proudly support the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. Their mission is to fund the best and most promising ovarian cancer research. OCRFA is the largest independent organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to funding ovarian cancer research—and to finding a cure. The OCRF funds the best researchers and the most innovative projects. Since 1998, OCRF has awarded over 60 leading medical centers 178 grants for ovarian cancer research: an investment totaling nearly $45 million. OCRF researchers are taking on ovarian cancer from many angles. For more information, please see: www.ocrf.org.
Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory
Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory is an independent, not-for-profit, publicly supported research institute dedicated to understanding the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer. The Lab was founded in 1981 by Dr. Julia H. Carter, Dr. Harry W. Carter, Dr. Larry Douglass, and Sidney A. Wood.
Based here in the Greater Cincinnati area and focusing on Ovarian Cancer among other cancers, we proudly support them with our Research focused investments. Please learn more at woodhudson.org.
Gynecological Cancers Networking Group
(Ovarian, Cervical, Uterine and all other GYN cancers)
This professionally facilitated group offers a safe place for women who have experienced a diagnosis of ovarian, uterine, genital, endometrial or cervical cancer to share any concerns related to living with gynecological cancer; and to provide mutual support to improve the quality of life. Pre-registration is NOT required. Meetings are the second Saturday of every month at the Cancer Support Community, 4918 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242, We are providing support for this program.
Community Involvement and Awareness Campaigns
We are producing new symptom cards that will be handed out at health fairs, our events and hospitals. These symptom cards are free and we estimate that we will reach 10,000 people this year!
Financial Statements for Last Two Years
Our goal as a volunteer led organization is to make 100% of our time, talent, and resources to go to helping women with Ovarian cancer, build awareness with others, and fund research to end the devastating effects of ovarian cancer. We also want to provide complete transparency on our financials so you can be assured your time, talent, and resource is being managed well!