MIOCA IN THE NEWS
Please see our news in the archive to the right.
MIOCA is Thrilled to Increase Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Opportunities for 2016
January 23, 2016
Given the overwhelming support in 2015, the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance Board of Directors recently agreed to increase research grant opportunities for the upcoming grant cycle. Pam Dahlmann, MIOCA President, states, "We were so proud to award our first grants to three very deserving recipients this year. It is critical that innovative research be funded if there are to be gains made in discovering improved treatments or an early detection test. It is very exciting that, with the help of so many donors, we are able to double the funds which MIOCA will direct to research here in Michigan next year."
MIOCA's Board would like to thank all of the researchers who applied for the Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant. Awards will be announced by March 31, 2016.
New Ovarian Cancer Support Group for survivors in the Flint area
January 5, 2016
MIOCA is pleased to announce that another resource for ovarian cancer survivors is now available in the Flint area. MIOCA Board member, ovarian cancer survivor, and oncology nurse, Debra Frick, helps to facilitate the group held at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. All ovarian cancer survivors are welcome to attend. (302 Kensington Ave., Flint, MI. 1st floor board room.) Any questions, please call 810-618-5923.
MIOCA Announces Advocacy Day Travel Scholarship Opportunity
December 6, 2015
MIOCA is thrilled to provide to survivors and supporters the opportunity to receive a travel scholarship for those interested in attending the National Ovarian Cancer Advocacy Day in Washington, DC. Click here to download the application which is due by January 15, 2016.