Ovarian Cancer National Conference

Uniting for Hope: Ovarian Cancer National Conference

Thanks to you and our amazing speakers, our 2020 virtual Uniting for Hope Ovarian Cancer National Conference was a huge success! Check back soon for information on our 2021 conference, or complete the information below to receive updates and updates (if you registered for the 2020 conference you will automatically receive email updates).

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Watch videos from the 2020 National Conference

Missed the conference, or want to revisit the presentations you’re most interested in? You can find them all, from Addressing Health Disparities through Advocacy, to What’s New in Ovarian Cancer Research and Treatment, in our full collection of Ovarian Cancer National Conference videos.


Alyssa Milano and Patrick Dempsey
Featuring special appearances by Alyssa Milano, Patrick Dempsey, and more!

OCRA’s virtual National Conference: September 29 – October 2

The global pandemic may have upended our original plans, but it didn’t stop us from uniting the ovarian cancer community from all over the world albeit virtually!  The format was different (no in-person hugs) but we provided the same eye-opening, educational content from the country’s top researchers and doctors about every aspect of ovarian cancer, including treatment, wellness, advocacy and survivorship, as we always have but this time with a few surprises. 

While we were undeniably disappointed that we weren’t able to see everyone in person, there was a significant up-side to moving our conference online: Now anyone who wanted to attend had the chance, no travel necessary! We were excited to expand our strong and welcoming community to reach even more people with important updates in the ovarian cancer field and OCRA’s patient support programs.

What can you expect from the 2020 National Conference?

We’re pleased to announce that this year’s virtual conference had everything you’ve come to love—and more! 

Take a sneak peek at the National Conference agenda!

While we’re undeniably disappointed that we won’t be able to see everyone in person, there is a significant up-side to moving our conference online: Now anyone who wants to attend will have the chance, no travel necessary! We’re excited to expand our strong and welcoming community to reach even more people with important updates in the ovarian cancer field and OCRA’s patient support programs.

Ask the Experts Q&A

Questions about ovarian cancer? All registered participants had the opportunity to submit their most pressing questions for our Ask the Experts Q&A. Ask the Experts is one of our most popular sessions, featuring some of the top experts in the ovarian cancer field. View the sessions.

Breakout Sessions

Every year, we offer breakout sessions covering a wide range of topics, so you can tailor your experience and learn more about the issues most relevant to you. This year was no exception, and topics included: 

  • Information for the Newly Diagnosed
  • The Future of Ovarian Cancer Clinical Trials in the COVID-19 Era
  • Racial Disparities in Ovarian Cancer
  • Managing Your Career Throughout Cancer
  • And many more! View breakout sessions.

Special Guest Appearances

We were thrilled to welcome celebrity supporters sharing messages of solidarity and hope with our community. Alyssa Milano, Patrick Dempsey, Rachel Zoe and many more all joined forces with OCRA to let attendees know they are not alone in their efforts to find a cure.  Check out their messages.

Want to see more? Watch our video of the 2019 Ovarian Cancer National Conference, and be inspired!

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