The Overview: July 2022

We hope everyone is enjoying some sunshine while keeping cool and hydrated. OCRA is keeping busy – planning our Uniting for Hope Ovarian Cancer National Conference; offering support to patients and their loved ones; funding grantees and their quest for better treatments and a cure. Read on to see the latest.


Research OCRA
  • OCRA funded a study that revealed a promising therapeutic option for boosting a patient’s immune response to tumors. Learn more about these findings and how the oncogene KDM5A is connected to epithelial ovarian cancer.


Advocacy OCRA
  • 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 ovarian cancer programs. Thanks to everyone who advocates alongside us. Read more to see how your voices have made a difference.

Patient Support

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Community OCRA
  • Excitement is building around OCRA’s #gameOVAR charity fundraising livestream event, taking place in the beginning of August. Do you know a livestreamer, or do you livestream yourself? We need you to help unlock a cure for ovarian cancer. Learn more about #gameOVAR.

Ways to Give

Ways to Give OCRA

There are many unique ways to give beyond a standard cash or stock donation. From jewelry to cars … even spare change! Here are just some of the many ways you can support OCRA’s mission.

  • Donate your car and 80% of the sale will support OCRA. Vehicles for Charity offers free pick-up of used cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, campers, and more. For more information and to schedule a donation, call 1-866-628-2277 or complete their simple online form.
  • Support OCRA by rounding up the spare change on your purchases to the nearest dollar, with Goodworld (formerly Cheerful Giving). You’ll receive monthly statements and tax deductible receipts to keep track of your contributions, can set a monthly limit on your donations, and can pause donations at any time.

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