Tag: 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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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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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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Watch Expert Presentations from OCRA’s Virtual National Conference

Want to learn what’s new in ovarian cancer research and care? Start here…

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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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Making Government Work for People … Especially the Ovarian Cancer Community

US Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) is the Chair and founder of the Congressional Ovarian Cancer Caucus. Established in 2015, the Caucus set out to raise awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms and support for research…

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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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Shaking Things Up from a Little Town in West Virginia | Meet an Advocate Leader

“Don’t settle” This simple two-word mantra is what guides Roxanne Bright – self-proclaimed dog mom, crafter, and 9-year ovarian cancer survivor from West Virginia who is on a mission to use her voice for good…

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Action Alert: Tell Congress to Support Full Funding for OCRP

The Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP) is a cutting-edge program housed within the Department of Defense. Despite a history of successful breakthroughs, the program has long been drastically underfunded…

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