BENEFITING: OVARIAN CANCER NATIONAL ALLIANCE
EVENT DATE: Nov 04, 2012
Join Team Ovarian Cancer National Alliance at the 2012 ING New York City Marathon and help us raise more money than ever before.
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The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is the foremost advocate for women with ovarian cancer in the United States. Founded in 1997, the organization works in Washington, DC, and across the country to advance the interests of women with ovarian cancer. The Alliance advocates for increases in research funding, educates health care professionals and raises public awareness of the risks, signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer.
The Alliance unites the medical, research and legislative communities with women and families affected by ovarian cancer. We bring together individuals and our Partner Members at the local, state and regional levels to:
Advocate for evidence-based medicine and reimbursement for medically necessary interventions
Advocate for increased federal funding for ovarian cancer research that will lead to an effective early detection test and better treatments
Raise awareness of ovarian cancer risks and symptoms, with the goal of increasing prompt diagnosis
Educate health care providers about ovarian cancer diagnosis and the need to provide referrals to gynecologic oncologists