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Established in 2011, the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance strives to save women's lives by promoting the early detection of ovarian cancer and improved treatment outcomes.  MIOCA raises awareness of ovarian cancer, provides resources and support to survivors and their families, advocates both locally and federally, educates Michigan communities, and funds innovative ovarian cancer research.

MIOCA in the news

MIOCA announces new Outreach and Event Coordinator - Lisa Swanson

Lisa joined MIOCA in February 2019 as the new Outreach & Event Coordinator. Lisa joins us with an extensive background in non-profit event management and fundraising including creating and managing her own non-profit charity, Chicks4Charities, for the past 11 years. As a graduate of Michigan State University, Lisa prides herself on being a lifelong advocate for women’s issues, health, and rights.

“I am extremely excited to join the MIOCA team. The passion and drive of this talented organization far surpasses anything I have witnessed. I am proud to be an integral part of making a true difference through the incredible work accomplished by MIOCA and this amazing team.”

~Lisa M. Swanson