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Mission Statement

The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Inc. (OCRF) is a not-for profit organiztion that was founded in December 1994 to honor the memory of Ann Schreiber and her courageous five year battle with ovarian cancer. OCRF is devoted to the formulation of early diagnostic treatment progams and research toward the ultimate conquest of ovarian cancer. As we strive to find a cure, we also seek to support patients and their loved ones in understanding this disease and its treatments as well as to provide educational outreach programs and raise awareness of the deadliest of all female cancers.

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OCRF is a young organization with a national prescence. It is unique in the ovarian cancer community because it is specifically devoted to funding researchtoward the ultimate eradication of this insidious disease. Led by a full-time staff of four, an active board of directors and a distinguished scientific advisory board, OCRF is committed to administering grants to cutting edge researchers who are early on in theirs careers. Thus far, OCRF has funded six extremely promising projects, and will soon be funding another six projects before the end of 1999.

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