Our Mission

OCRA is the largest ovarian cancer organization in the world fighting this disease from all fronts: in the lab, on Capitol Hill, and supporting women throughout.

Three Cornerstones of Our Mission

  • Funding Research

    OCRA's ongoing investment in the most promising scientific research is funding discoveries, creating new treatments, and hastening desperately needed breakthroughs.

  • Advocating for Patients

    We are the voice for the ovarian cancer community, working with legislators to ensure federal ovarian cancer research and education funding, patient safety, and access to high-quality care are protected on Capitol Hill.

  • Supporting Survivors

    Our programs help women navigate an overwhelming diagnosis, supporting patients and their families when and where they need it most.

Our Impact

  1. Invested over $80M

    in ovarian cancer research since 1994

  2. Educated 75,000+

    future medical professionals since 2002

  3. Advocated for $150M+

    in government research funding in 2017