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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.

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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.

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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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World Ovarian Cancer Day, celebrated this year on Wednesday, 8 May, is an opportunity for everyone—researchers, survivors, and supporters—to come together and raise their voices in solidarity to shine a light on this disease.

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On Tuesday 9th April, 2019, the Federal Minister for Health, Mr Greg Hunt, launched the new National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030. We are thrilled to share with our supporters the priorities outlined in the strategy, including $20 million dollars to


We must get up early to tackle ovarian cancer. My mother died from ovarian cancer, and it was awful.


I joined the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) because I knew they were looking for someone to fill in the CEO role and I had a personal connection to ovarian cancer – my sister-in-law died of ovarian cancer.