OCRF News

LifeIce: A Daughter’s Gift of Love Becomes a Mother’s Legacy

In 2003, at age 52, Paulette Fox’s mother, Sari, was diagnosed with Stage IIIC ovarian cancer, and began a 7-year battle that included continual chemotherapy, several surgeries and many complications. Sari fearlessly pursued many different treatments: neoadjuvant therapy with experimental agents;... 

When a Man Loves a Woman: Dave Brown Walks Across America in Memory of his Wife, Joan Chermack Brown

On Thursday, February 28th, 61-year-old Dave Brown will embark on an incredible, heartfelt journey – a nearly 3,000-mile walk across the United States to a raise awareness and support for research in memory of his beloved wife, Joan, who passed away from ovarian cancer on August 1, 2011 at the age... 

The New York Times Publishes OCRF’s Letter to the Editor 3/12/13

A frequent New York Times commenter on important ovarian cancer issues, OCRF wrote a Letter to the Editor in response to the NYT editorial, “Inadequate Treatment of Ovarian Cancer,” which was published in print and online on March 21, 2013. We are grateful for the opportunity to reach such...