The ride COVID couldn’t stop – Ride 4 Research 2022 for Rare Ovarian Cancer Research

Ride 4 Research 2022 (R4R) riders have completed the last leg of the ride on Saturday 18 June 2022. 12 riders lead by R4R organiser Peter Reaburn set out from Canberra on 30 April to cycle 900km in 9 days, however the ride was cut short by two days as there was a COVID outbreak among the riders and support crew. Each of the riders completed the final distance in their own State joined by family and friends A huge congratulation and heartfelt thank you to all the riders, support crew, supporters, major sponsors and to all of you who […]

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11-month-old baby Neve’s ovarian tumour was bigger than a softball.

11-month-old baby Neve’s ovarian tumour was bigger than a softball.  Imagine being diagnosed with ovarian cancer as a baby. Unfortunately, this was the confronting reality Neve and her parents Jo and Zoe found themselves in on August 1, 2014. Aged just 11 months old, Neve was diagnosed with Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumour (jGCT) – a recurrent, incurable ovarian cancer that has no effective treatments available post-surgery. Most people associate ovarian cancer as a disease affecting adult women. Few people know that ovarian cancer can be diagnosed at any age and affects females of all ages. So little is known about […]

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Claire’s Swimathon, taking the plunge for Rare Ovarian Cancer research

80 swimmers and over $15,000 raised for research into rare ovarian cancer. ROC Inc Swim for Claire was hosted by Gold Coast’s Miami Masters Swim Club at the Miami Aquatic Centre. A fun-filled and very social event with many laps covered. Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumour (JGCT) survivor Claire Reaburn, and national masters record holder swam with her daughter Rebecca Who swam 3 km and husband Peter 60 x 50m on 60s. Awareness information handed out and many more females understanding of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. A big thank you to every swimmer, every donor, every supporter and […]

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GCT Ovarian Cancer Research Funded by YOU!

Congratulation and thank you to everyone that has helped raise our target of $30,000 for ovarian cancer research. The $30,000 raised is going to champion world class Granulosa Cell Tumour researchers Dr Simon Chu and Professor Peter Fuller and their team at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research for Whole Genome Sequencing of GCT tumour samples. GCT a rare ovarian cancer that has two sub types adult GCT (aGCT) and juvenile GCT (jGCT). A first for jGCT research. This research will impact so many lives. There is currently very little known about GCT and only research will help to change […]

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Peter will be riding for his wife Claire to raise funds for vital ovarian cancer research

Looking for FEMALE CYCLISTS wanting a challenge. One aiming to raise over $100,000 for ROC Inc. to encourage more research into Rare Ovarian Cancers. My wife, Claire, and mother of our two daughters Rebecca (29) and Megan (26) has Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumour (JGCT). As you know, so little is known about Granulosa Cell Tumour (GCT). We are looking to ride road bikes from Canberra to Melbourne next April-May. We are looking for riders to join us. See details on the image below. We need a commitment by October 30 this year to engage with the ride. PM me or […]

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Are you ready for a rock painting challenge?

What can you suggest that starts with A? For me it’s Awareness, understanding the signs and symptoms of Ovarian Cancer are so important for everyone to know and recognise. Maybe for you it’s an apple or an anchor. I look forward to seeing your “A” theme rocks up on the ROCKFORROC page this next week. Want to join in with the fun? Then head over to our rock painting group on Facebook Rock for ROC

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