MIOCA IN THE NEWS
Please see our news in the archive to the right.
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."
For those interested or involved in ovarian cancer research, please download the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Cover Letter and Application. All submissions are due by the end of the day on Sunday, January 15, 2017. 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.
It's Teal Time!
August 27, 2016
As part of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, MIOCA volunteers all over the state will once again tie teal ribbons. Many supporters have taken the lead in their own city or town. Please join us and help to tie teal ribbons. Click here to see if a coordinator near you needs help. Contact him or her to offer your assistance. Thank you!