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Personal Stories

ocrf co-founders

Community Ambassadors

Behind everything that we do, and everything that we are working towards, are the real Australian women who are threatened by this insidious disease. Here are the stories of women who have experienced ovarian cancer first-hand, and share their experiences to help spread awareness of the urgent need for an early detection test.


Sunny with a touch of cancer

"Yes, there are many negative aspects – physical and emotional - but there is also good stuff - laughs, and the community that have buoyed me up. Through my involvement in advocacy with the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF), I’ve learned a lot and gained some hope."
- Sarah Tidey, OCRF ambassador, Ovarian Cancer Patient

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