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Every woman, everywhere.
Free from the threat of Ovarian Cancer

About OCRF

Discover who we are, what we do and how your support can help change the statistics for Australian women.

What we do

Ovarian cancer

Learn about the silent killer that claims another Australian life every eight hours.

Learn the facts

Vision and Mission

Through innovative ovarian cancer research, we aim to improve the lives of women with ovarian cancer today and increase survival rates in the future.

Discover our vision

How to support

Research relies on your support. Find out how you can fundraise on our behalf, show your support to our partners, or use your voice to spark action.

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Change the future for all women

"I want my daughter and her friends to be able to grow up and have a test for ovarian cancer as part of their regular health check-up. I don’t want them to fear this. It’s not going to save my life, but it might just save hers or one of her friends."

OCRF Ambassador Kel Pittman

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Ride Like a Girl - Movie Fundraiser

Grab a friend and come along for a fantastic night of fundraising for a great cause. The Silver Lining Riders are holding a screening of Ride Like a Girl, the true story of Michelle Payne, 2015 Melbourne Cup winning Jockey.

Thursday 19 Sep 2019

Rivoli Cinema, 200 Camberwell Road, Hawthorn East, VICTORIA

35 + GST

A night of fun for those of us who are about 35 – give or take GST! In memory of two amazing friends lost to Ovarian Cancer who always knew how to party like it was still the 80s and 90s – Helen Hatzis and Mandy Herbert.

Saturday 12 Oct 2019

Edwins Café @ AAMI Park Stadium, 60 Olympic Blvd, Melbourne, VIC

Latest News View all news


In March 2019, at age 42, Susanna was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer. With no obvious symptoms other than a lack of menstruation, which was wrongly attributed to stress, Susanna was shocked by the diagnosis.


The AFL Ladies Grand Final Eve Luncheon, hosted by The Cabal Club, is taking place again this year on Friday 27 September, in The Victory Room at Marvel Stadium.


Leading cancer drug developer Invion Limited and its research partner, the Hudson Institute of Medical Research, are pleased with the performance of their new drug IVX-PO2 during its initial animal testing phase.


Marathon runner Steve Mallia lost his sister-in-law to ovarian cancer and is running the Blackmores Sydney Marathon this September 15 in memory of her, and to raise funds for OCRF.