Advocacy

Action Alert: Help Ensure Patients Can Afford Their Life-Saving Therapies

When a person is diagnosed with ovarian cancer, their whole world is often turned upside down. As they work to overcome that diagnosis, the last thing they should be worrying about is whether they can afford to pay for their treatment…

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President Biden Appoints Cancer Panel Members and Cancer Cabinet Unveils Priority Actions

The following is a statement from The White House, published on July 13, 2022. Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint Dr. Mitchel Berger, Dr. Carol Brown, and Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee to the President’s Cancer Panel…

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House Appropriations Committee Approves FY23 Increases to Ovarian Cancer Programs Funding

In a promising development for our community, the House Appropriations Committee recently approved the fiscal year 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill, which contains significant funding increases for key…

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Letter to Senators Calling for Critical Reforms to Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA)

OCRA has joined 71 other organizations in signing on to a letter calling for the U.S…

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Urgent: Tell Your Senators to Increase Ovarian Cancer Research Funding

Urge your Senators TODAY to co-sponsor a $50 million budget — a $5 million funding increase over current levels — for the federal Ovarian Cancer Research Program! This April, we asked for our community’s help in collecting…

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Take Action: Help Increase Ovarian Cancer Research Funding

We need your help today to ensure that a critical ovarian cancer research program is adequately funded…

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Congress Poised to Increase Ovarian Cancer Programs Funding

Update: On 3/11/22, President Biden SIGNED the FY2022 spending bill into law, implementing key ovarian cancer program increases…

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The Overview: February 2022

This may be a short month, but it’s not short on all the many ways to get involved. In the meantime, we hope you feel the Valentine love from all of us at OCRA. ADVOCACY Spring Advocacy Day is right around the corner, March 7th – 8th…

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The Overview | January 2022

Happy new year! While the temperatures may be chilly for many of us, we hope everyone is keeping warm with renewed hope for a year of progress toward our mission, and a strong sense of community…

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The Overview: December 2021

This time of year always has us reflecting on what we’ve accomplished, what we hope to achieve in the future, and how we — with the support of the entire ovarian cancer community — can lean in even harder to our commitment…

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Apply Today for OCRA’s 2022 Advocate Leader Program

The application period has now closed. Apply today to join survivors, caregivers and activists across the country to affect change for those impacted by ovarian cancer…

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Action Alert: Urge Your Elected Officials to Co-Sponsor the DIVERSE Trials Act

Clinical trials are fundamental to the discovery of new and better therapies in the fight against ovarian cancer. Yet enrollment and widespread availability remain a challenge…

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