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MIOCA IN THE NEWS

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MIOCA is pleased to offer Scholarship Opportunity to attend OCRFA Conference in Chicago

MIOCA is pleased to offer Scholarship Opportunity to attend OCRFA Conference in Chicago

March 12, 2017

MIOCA is pleased to offer six $500 scholarships to MI ovarian cancer survivors to attend the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance's (OCRFA) Annual Conference in Chicago, IL on July 7-9, 2017. Attendees will enjoy a dynamic weekend of information, discussion and connection. Marcia Gurche, survivor and MIOCA Board member states, "Attending the Ovarian Cancer National Conference is a worthwhile experience. I really enjoyed hearing the latest information related to ovarian cancer and meeting so many survivors from all over the country." 

Visit the OCRFA Conference site for information.  Each scholarship award will cover one registration, the cost of sharing a room with one other person,  and approximately $80 toward travel/food costs.  Those interested in receiving a scholarship must complete the scholarship application form and submit it by Friday, March 31.  Recipients will selected by random drawing.

MIOCA announces Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Opportunity

MIOCA announces Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Opportunity

October 2, 2016

In accordance with its mission, the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the 2017 Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant.  Last year, MIOCA awarded a total of $75,000 to researchers here in Michigan.  Pam Dahlmann, MIOCA President, states, "We are so grateful for the continued support from our friends.  The MIOCA Board looks forward to funding cutting edge research again next spring."

The application process is now closed. Awards will be announced by March 31, 2017.

Myths and Misconceptions about Ovarian Cancer

September 1, 2016

MIOCA is partnering with WOTV4 in Grand Rapids to get the word out about our upcoming event, Shake Your Teal Feathers, and to educate MI communities about ovarian cancer. Because little is known about ovarian cancer by the general public, it is interesting to learn more by unraveling some common myths and misconceptions. Read the full article posted on the WOTV4women website.