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 […]
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 […]
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
Thanks to the ongoing generosity of supporters, individual, families, corporate and community groups helping raise so far over $28,000 for research. We are almost at our target of $30,000. Most people are surprised to learn that ovarian cancer is not one disease but several distinct types and subtypes. Each type differs with its prognosis, how it is spread and how it is treated. Ovarian cancer needs more research to be able to improve the low survival rate of 46%. For ovarian cancers that are rare, like Granulosa Cell Tumour – GCT and its two sub types adult Granulosa Cell Tumour […]
Easter rock painting idea that is all heart and perfect for hiding, gifting or decoration. While we are practicing Social Distancing at this time there are still ways to be creative and support Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporated (ROC Inc.) with their community awareness program on Facebook group Rock for ROC and using the Instagram #RockforROC This group paints rock and hides them in the #community to be found with an awareness message on the back. ROC Inc has been raising money for research into a Ovarian cancer. The youngest in Australia in the research diagnosed at 11 months old […]
Australian researchers at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research are leading the way for Granulosa Cell Tumour (GCT), a rare ovarian cancer. The researchers have an opportunity to undertake enhanced DNA testing called Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) that could hold the answers for both subtypes of GCT adult GCT and Juvenile GCT. ROC Inc. aim is to raise the $30,000 needed to help get this testing underway. With no effective treatments for this recurrent cancer, we need to act now to save lives. Every dollar you can contribute counts. Donation Page Donate now or start your own fundraiser or team.