OCRF News

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... 

Meet Mindy Gray: Wife, Mother, Sister, Philanthropist, and OCRF Board Member

Mindy’s sister, Faith with son, Logan 12/14/2012 | Mindy Gray was devastated by the passing of her beloved older sister, Faith Basser. But she turned loss into legacy and hurt into hope this year when she and her husband Jon founded the Basser Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania in...