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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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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Hope Teal There’s A Cure

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 […]

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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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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Pins Raising Money For Vital Research

Show your support for ovarian cancer awareness and buy an awareness pin $4.00 each. Why not get your workplace, family or friends involved and get a box of 20 to sell. All money raised going toward our funding efforts to raise $30,000 for enhanced tumour DNA test for a rare ovarian cancer Granulosa Cell Tumour (GCT). Order yours now!

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Raise More Awareness For Ovarian cancer With Free Downloadable Tools

February is ovarian cancer awareness month, it is an important time at Rare Ovarian Cancer Inc. (ROC Inc), we are passionate about bringing more attention to awareness and to highlight why funded research is so crucial. Ovarian cancer affects females of all ages from babies to post-menopausal women. Have you or someone you care about been impacted by ovarian cancer? Sharing your experience and knowledge with others can have a big impact. You can play an important part in raising awareness in your community about ovarian cancer to help we have created free printable resources posters, bunting and awareness ribbons […]

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