Advocacy

Urgent: Tell Your U.S. Representative to Support a $10 Million Increase to OCRP

On Friday, March 19, U.S…

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The Overview: March 2021

The snow is (finally!) melting in the areas where many of us at OCRA work and live, the COVID vaccine is rolling out, and there is so much work being done to improve the lives of the ovarian cancer community … we can’t help but feel hopeful…

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Ovarian Cancer Advocates Unite for Spring Advocacy Day

OCRA’s Spring Advocacy Day, held March 8-9, looked a little bit different this year. For starters, we met online rather than in Washington D.C…

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Advocacy in Action: A Year in Ovarian Cancer Policy Progress

As we gear up for our first ever virtual Spring Advocacy Day — which will welcome more than 200 participants, double our usual crowd! — we couldn’t help but take a moment and look back…

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Medicare Patients Pay High Cost for PARP Inhibitors

PARP inhibitors have proven to be particularly valuable in improving progression-free survival for patients with certain types of ovarian cancer…

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Register Today for Virtual Spring Advocacy Day!

If you’ve ever wanted to join us for Spring Advocacy Day, but couldn’t make it to Capitol Hill, now is your chance!  Every spring, we bring together survivors, caregivers and supporters in Washington, D.C…

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A New Year, and More Advocate Leaders Than Ever Before

Together, we made great strides in 2020 on Capitol Hill, and we are excited to announce that we now have more OCRA Advocate Leaders than ever before speaking up for the ovarian cancer community…

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Federal Ovarian Cancer Research Funding is in Jeopardy: Act Now!

Urge your U.S…

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Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Advocate Leader Program

Be a voice for the ovarian cancer community. Please note: The deadline for application was December 7, 2021…

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OCRA’s Statement on SCOTUS and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The Supreme Court is poised to consider California v…

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Everything You Need to Know About Johanna’s Law and Reauthorization

An important victory for the ovarian cancer community came in 2006 when Congress passed Johanna’s Law…

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The Overview: July 2020

There’s so much happening at OCRA – from groundbreaking research to advocacy work, patient support to fundraising efforts. Starting this summer, we will share periodic highlights so that you can stay up to date on the latest…

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