Our Impact

  • $122M invested in ovarian cancer research
  • 350+ grantees funded since inception
  • 585% increase in 5-year survival rate since 1970s

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Apply for an OCRA Grant

Interested in applying? OCRA runs one grant cycle each year, with Requests for Proposals (RFPs) issued in spring. Learn more about our grant cycle and review process, and specific grant programs available, along with answers to frequently-asked questions.


Why Research Other Gynecologic Cancers?

Research into surrounding cancers can give scientists a deeper understanding of how and why ovarian cancer develops, leading to more effective prevention and better treatments.

Our Community

Rugang Zhang, PhD
I always believe, even if you save one life, you save a family. You save a lot of friends. You save a circle of people. It’s not about publishing the paper. It’s for sure not about getting another recognition. To potentially help these women, that’s what keeps me going.
Rugang Zhang, PhD
Deputy Director of The Wistar Institute Cancer Center and OCRA Grantee