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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Australian researchers leading the way for a rare ovarian cancer.

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.

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Tasha Armour CEO of ROC Inc, chats to Glenda of IWIB about ovarian cancer research and awareness.

Tasha Armour CEO of Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporated (ROC Inc.) chats to Glenda of Illawarra Women In Business (IWIB) Tasha is the 2020 IWIB Outstanding Commitment to the Community Award winner sponsored by ANZ for the work she and ROC Inc team have achieved with the world’s first and largest research for Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumour (jGCT) a rare ovarian cancer working with the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Victoria. Tasha talks about ovarian cancer and how it affects females of all ages, her daughter being diagnosed at 16 years old with jGCT and there was no research. […]

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