Ovarian Cancer Research That Sets Us Apart
Among gynecologic cancers, ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death in the United States. Vague symptoms and the lack of a diagnostic test make innovative research and awareness education vital to turning fear into knowledge; devastation into passion; and tough odds into improved outcomes.
The Ovarian Cancer Institute is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to researching this “too often” devastating cancer. The research conducted at the Ovarian Cancer Institute funded laboratory focuses on accurate diagnostics and improved therapeutics to change the future for women suffering from ovarian cancer. Please join us in our quest to change the odds and save more lives!
Ten days ago marked the beginning of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, the 4th one since I was diagnosed. I didn’t even know there was a month for it, so we all have work to do to continue to spread the word. I still have conversations every single week with people who...read more
This weekend marked my 3rd cancerversary. I’m pretty excited that I am stable at 3 years with late stage ovarian cancer. Every year, I go back and read the blog I started when I was first diagnosed. As I was going through that exercise, it occurred to me, this might...read more
The research update below was reported by our Chief Research Officer, Dr. John McDonald. OCI Progress Report 2016-2017 Thanks for this opportunity to summarize our progress over the past year (2016-2017). Our research focuses on both improved diagnostics and...read more
Last month, the Ovarian Cancer Institute suffered a sudden, unexpected, and devastating loss. Ian Walker was our Chairman of the Board, our top fundraiser, and an integral part of all that we do. We asked Dr. Benedict Benigno, OCI’s founder and CEO, to say a few words...read more