Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporated

Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporated

Rare Ovarian Cancer (ROC) Incorporated is a registered charity created to raise awareness for Ovarian Cancer & to raise much needed funds for research. Ovarian Cancer isn’t just an old person’s disease.

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ROC Inc. Research Funding Appeal

Help us reach our goal to further research into JGCT

ROC Inc. Research Funding Goal

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Thank you to the following donors for their contribution!

Donor NameDonation
Viv MacCarthy 1,030.00
Larry Peardon 550.00
Kim Tanti 1,380.00

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Wings of Awareness

Wings of Awareness

Ovarian cancer Awareness Wings creating a picture of hope for those diagnosed with Ovarian cancer. We welcome you to help create awareness and have your picture taken with our bold and beautiful Awareness Wings and post to your social media accounts with the hashtag #RockforROC.

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3 days ago

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Happy Australia Day!! 🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺 #australiaday #rockforroc #ROCInc #ovariancancerawareness ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Australia Day!! 🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺 #AustraliaDay #ROCKforROC #ROCInc #ovariancancerawareness

4 days ago

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4 days ago

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And the winner is Australian Citizen of the Year Shellharbour City Council is Tasha Armour

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Congratulations Tash Hope Ronnie gave you a big hug and kiss from me. Sorry I couldn’t get to the ceremony, hope to be out of hospital later today. See you soon. Enjoy your big day. Love Barb.xxxxxx🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍷🍷🍷

Well deserved Tash all your hard work is paying off. Go girl.😘💜💜💙👏👏

Congratulations and thank you for your ongoing advocacy, from Team OCA 💙

Woohoo Tash very well deserved CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Congratulations Tash xx

Congratulations! This is so well deserved! 👏

Congratulations Tash could not have chosen any one better xxxxxxxx

Congratulations Tash, we are all so so proud of you xxx

Congratulations Tash 👏

Wooooo Hoooooo...You Go Beautiful... SUPER PROUD OF YOU & Mikki...Saw You Up On Stage and What an Absolute Inspiration to So Many...ROC On..Love Ya..🇦🇺🇦🇺❤️

Congratulations Tash 👏

Wow well done

Congratulations Tash and Roc Inc.

Congratulations Tasha Armour!! Well deserved.

So proud of you Tasha Armour xoxo

Congratulations Tash, so deserving for all your efforts and commitment . X💕

Congratulations Tasha, you deserve it xx

OMG congratulations Tash so well deserved. Enjoy your celebrations!

Amazing work & well deserved - congrats Tash 🥳🥰

Oh so deserving Tash this is the best news

Woohoo well done lovely. I knew you’d win. Congratulations again and very well deserved Tasha Armour 😘❤️

Woohoooooo go tasha that's awesome. We are all very proud of you 😘💞👍

And You will keep winning girl !!! congrats

Congratulations Tash. Well deserved 💜

Well done again ♥️👍

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2 weeks ago

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This will be one of the most important posts ever for GCT and research, please read and share it to make an impact!

Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumour jGCT an ovarian cancer that has NEVER EVER …. I repeat NEVER EVER received funding from the Australia Government for research.

We don’t even know the most basic information. Each cancer to be able to treat it needs to know the mutated gene, a starting point.

We are hoping that will all change as Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporate – ROC Inc is working with the amazing and world leading Granulosa Cell Tumour -GCT experts, Dr Simon Chu and Professor Peter Fullers and their team at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne; as they applying for a rarely seen grant that allows applications for fundamental research for Ovarian cancer from the Medical Research Future Funds (MRFF).

Another meeting today with Stephen Jones. I would like to thank Stephen, Jarrod and the team for their support, ongoing phone calls, follow ups and meetings in helping us get this message to the government and the Australian Health Minister Hon. Greg Hunt.

The research grant that the Hudson is applying for is covering all Granulosa Cell Tumours, GCT accounts for 10% of all ovarian cancer, it has two sub types adult (aGCT) and juvenile (jGCT) and is different from the more common ovarian cancers that form on the surface of the ovary. GCT forms inside the ovary and the biology is very different to the more common forms. Clinical trials and medications that the government does fund currently is only for the more common types of ovarian cancer.

We need your support and we need a voice to make sure our message is heard.

My daughter was diagnosed at 16 years old with this horrible cancer that is recurrent and requires a lifetime of monitoring and no real treatment options because there has been no research.
I refuse and I won’t take that there has been no research, change is needed. Funding fairness is needed. We need fundamental research, that will lead to diagnostic tools and treatment options and my biggest wish of all a cure!

jGCT research will be the world’s first and largest systematic research, the participants in Australia the youngest diagnosed at 11 months old to the oldest diagnosed at 52 years old. In the world our youngest diagnosed at 4 months old the eldest diagnosed at 53 years. This horrible disease affects females of all ages from babies to older women. This is one part of the research they are applying for in the grant.
Please shout out with us to create change for the future for research for GCT.

Our government needs to know how important this research is and to listen.

Share the shit out of this and let’s make an impact on ovarian cancer research!

#RockforROC #ROCInc #ovariancancer #ovariancancerawareness #researchiskey #ovariancancer #jGCT #GCTresearch #cure #research #cancer #help #doingitformygirl #fckcancer #pleaseshare #fundfairness
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Oh my goodness over 14,000 people have seen this post!!! 💙💛💙 Thank you to everyone that is helping to make this happen x

Wow the post reach over 19,500 and almost 250 shares!!! That is amazing 💙💛💙 lets keep it going x thank you Tasha Armour

Little or no research in Us. Can’t really get. Anyone interested in This research. Let’s hope Australia will Help us.

Please share this around. No money has been granted from the Government. I know this story personally and have helped whenever I can to make awareness. Please share around so every women worldwide knows how important this message is.

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This is great news!

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Liz Howell, it's about time we got onto this....so many suffer and it's not universally known about. xx

Wendy George Kym George pleased you see so much research being done in Australia, thank you Liz x

Shared NSW 2529 🙌🇦🇺🇦🇺🤞😁

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2 weeks ago

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Yesterday Tasha & Melanie had the opportunity to be interviewed for ovarian cancer awareness, to be shown on 10daily.

The beautiful Ovarian cancer Awareness Wings were also set up for Channel 10 staff to have their photo taken and share awareness for Ovarian cancer and its symptoms.

Huge thank you to Channel 10, Alison and her team and a very special thank you to @Hugh Riminton for tweeting a picture of him and the Wings 😍

Watch this space as change is happening for ovarian cancer awareness and research! 💙💛💙

#RockforROC #ROCInc #ovariancancer #ovariancancerawareness #researchiskey #jGCT #GCTresearch #OCAW #hughriminton #channel10 #10daily #shhhhhhh #cancer #ovarian
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Awesome... Love your work ladies!

Great work girls

Awesome work!!!

Fantastic work ladies Congratulations!!💞

Fantastic opportunity’

💜💜💜💜Congratulations Tash & Co ...

Fantastic 🌹💗

Yippeeeeee excellent as always xxx

Congratulations Tasha

How cool!

This is so fabulous. Thanks for flying the teal flag

Carly Bayrich💙

Loving your great work girls 💖

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