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White Shirt Campaign 2022

The White Shirt Campaign 2022 officially launches on 19th April, and culminates on White Shirt Day (8th May) - World Ovarian Cancer Day. The campaign is a 14-year partnership between the OCRF and Australian fashion retail icon, Witchery.

$47,735
raised of
$65,000 goal
Thanks to
353 supporters


The OCRF is on a mission to make early detection a reality. The annual White Shirt Campaign plays a significant role in helping raise the funds needed to support essential ovarian cancer research projects.

Now in its 14th year, the Witchery White Shirt Campaign has contributed more than $14.3 million to research that is tackling early detection and improving treatments - research that will save lives. Now more than ever, the campaign is relying on your continued support.

The Witchery white shirt symbolises the lab coat worn by the researchers dedicating their lives to researching new and better treatments to improve outcomes for those diagnosed now, as well as developing an early detection test for future generations.

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One woman dies every eight hours from ovarian cancer in Australia.
Ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynaecological cancer.

There is no early detection test for ovarian cancer.
A pap smear DOES NOT diagnose ovarian cancer.

Only 29% of women with advanced stage ovarian cancer
will survive beyond 5 years.
But with an early detection test, survival rates could improve to 90%.



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2022 Ambassador spotlight: Why Jordan Turner wears a white shirt

“The White Shirt Campaign means a lot to me as someone who has lived through ovarian cancer. It is such an iconic fundraiser, showcasing a great partnership in the OCRF and Witchery. This campaign means that we can raise awareness and funds for ovarian cancer research and reach a much wider audience."

Jordan Turner

OCRF & White Shirt Campaign Ambassador

OCRF Ambassador and ovarian cancer survivor Jordan Turner was diagnosed just days before her 28th birthday. She had recently lost weight rapidly and for no apparent reason, prompting a doctor's visit to investigate what may be wrong. 

She had a 16cm tumour on her left ovary which was later diagnosed through surgery as Stage 4 dysgerminoma (germ cell tumour), a rare type of ovarian cancer. Two weeks after surgery to remove the tumour, a 12-week intensive chemotherapy regime commenced. Jordan's prognosis was good, due to the type of ovarian cancer typically being less aggressive and more receptive to treatment. 

Now healthy and having been in remission for 2 years, she considers herself one of the "lucky ones". But surviving ovarian cancer shouldn't come down to luck. 

By purchasing a white shirt or hosting a #WhiteShirtCampaign fundraising event, you can help fund vital research to find an early detection test and take luck out of the equation.



On behalf of the dedicated team at the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) and our partners at Witchery, thank you for your interest in supporting the White Shirt Campaign.

Get involved online by sharing a selfie in your Witchery white shirt using the hashtag #WHITESHIRTCAMPAIGN. Follow along for campaign updates on @OCRF and @witcheryfashion.

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