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. Why ROC Inc was formed and highlighting the need for awareness, being aware of the symptoms and for more funding for ovarian cancer research to be able to improve the poor survival rate of 46%.

Glenda has a surprise and exciting announcement they will be fundraising at IWIB Conference Day on 22nd October and donating to ROC Inc. This should be a very exciting day with key note speak Jana Pittman for tickets and more information here

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