The ROC INC Glow Dance Challenge is Here

Raise awareness for ROC Inc and ovarian cancer by doing the Glow Dance For ROC Challenge. Females of any age can be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. ROC Inc is helping to fund an ovarian cancer research project that includes Australia’s youngest diagnosed at 11 months old also includes the world’s youngest diagnosed at 4months to menopausal women.  Ovarian cancer is grossly underfunded, help us find a cure and shine some light on ovarian cancer awareness and research for the Glow Dance for ROC Challenge. So I challenge you to break out the glow sticks and your best moves to Dance […]

Continue reading

Be our lifeline and donate today to help find a cure for ovarian cancer.

Rare Ovarian cancer Incorporated (ROC Inc) is raising money to fund vital ovarian cancer research. At what age can you be diagnosed with ovarian cancer? The research being conducted at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, by leading International Granulosa Cell Tumour experts Dr Simon Chu and Professor Peter Fuller. Ovarian cancer can be diagnosed in females at any age from babies to menopausal women, the youngest in Australia in the research diagnosed at 11 months old. The youngest in the world in our research diagnosed at 4 months old to the eldest in our research diagnosed at 53 […]

Continue reading

A step by step rock painting project to inspire you this ANZAC Day

The Poppy Flower is a symbol of remembrance and it is thought that the red of the petals represents the blood of all those who gave their lives. The black represents the mourning of those who didn’t have their loved ones return home. The green represents the grass and crops growing in the future prosperity after the war destroyed so much. ANZAC Day is a day for commemoration, for thanking veterans who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peace keeping operations. To recognise both past and current armed service personnel. For most of us ANZAC Day 2020 will […]

Continue reading

Easter Bunny rock painting idea that is made with cut-out hearts

Easter rock painting idea that is all heart and perfect for hiding, gifting or decoration. While we are practicing Social Distancing at this time there are still ways to be creative and support Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporated (ROC Inc.) with their community awareness program on Facebook group Rock for ROC and using the Instagram #RockforROC   This group paints rock and hides them in the #community to be found with an awareness message on the back. ROC Inc has been raising money for research into a Ovarian cancer. The youngest in Australia in the research diagnosed at 11 months old […]

Continue reading

Upcoming Webinar -Granulosa Cell Tumour GCT, a rare ovarian cancer Q&A on Treatment, Challenges and Research

Tasha Armour founder and CEO of Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporated – ROC Inc. talks to three leading international experts on Granulosa Cell Tumours GCT. Dr Simon Chu research head of Hormone Cancer Therapeutic Laboratory at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research. Professor Peter Fuller AM is physician-scientist who leads the Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research. Head of Endocrinology Unit, Monash Health Professor Tom Jobling OAM, Director of Gynaecology Oncology at Monash Health Granulosa Cell Tumour GCT has two subtypes adult aGCT and juvenile jGCT this is an opportunity to hear about what the […]

Continue reading

Symptom Sunday – Urinary Changes

This is a common symptom of ovarian cancer and one that most women are not aware of, that urinary changes without an infection can be a sign of ovarian cancer symptom.  Frequently urinating or peeing, meaning you need to pee more often than usual. Urgent urination is a sudden strong need to pee, making it difficult to delay using the toilet.  If this is a new symptom for you and persist more than two weeks, make an appointment with your GP.  Over 70% of girl to women are diagnosed at late stage of ovarian cancer, making it difficult to treat. […]

Continue reading