Advocacy

Join Us: OCRA’s Virtual Fall Advocacy Day

November 15-16, 2021 | Register Today! Are you passionate about issues affecting the ovarian cancer community? Now is your chance to have your voice heard at the highest levels — without ever leaving home! OCRA’s Virtual Advocacy Day is a…

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Survey: Medical Care During COVID

OCRA is conducting a survey to gauge patient response to the expansion of telehealth in response to the pandemic. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has been growing in popularity…

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OCRA’s Statement on the Introduction of HR 4412 to Reauthorize Johanna’s Law

Your Representative needs to hear from YOU…

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The Overview: April 2021

Flowers are blooming all around us, people are beginning to rediscover the things that matter most, and every day, OCRA grantees are making strides in understanding even more about ovarian cancer…

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OCRA Co-Signs Letter to President Biden Supporting HARPA

On April 9, President Biden released his discretionary funding request for fiscal year 2022…

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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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