Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fund
Damon Runyon identifies the leading most brilliant early career scientists and funds their innovative cancer research by donating 100% of the funds to cancer research.
Claudia Cohen Research Foundation
The Claudia Cohen Research Foundation is dedicated exclusively to support research leading to the immunological treatment, control, and prevention of gynecologic cancer with a special emphasis on gynecologic sarcoma. The Claudia Cohen Research Foundation in association with the Foundation for Women’s Cancer awards an annual $50,000 prize to an individual in recognition of his or her outstanding contributions to research improving the care of women with gynecologic cancer.
Department of Defense:
Ovarian Cancer Research Program
Funding for research into ovarian cancer at the Federal level is funded through the United States Department of Defense. The vision is to eliminate ovarian cancer and to support research to detect, diagnose, prevent, and control ovarian cancer.
Foundation for Women’s Cancer,
formerly the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation
Beginning in 1995, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer has funded 89 research awards given to promising young investigators. As reported in the Foundation for Women’s Cancer 20th Anniversary Research Portfolio, www.thegcf.org/downloads/research_portfolio.pdf these awards have resulted in over 325 peer-reviewed publication, and attracted $58 M in extramural funding as a result of the initial research grant totaling $2.5M, a 23-fold return. New grant awards are announced in early June each year when the Foundation for Women’s Cancer Research Grants & Awards brochure is published online.
Gynecologic Oncology Group
The Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) is a national non-profit organization with the purpose of promoting excellence in the quality and integrity of clinical and basic scientific research in the field of gynecologic malignancies. The Group is committed to maintaining the highest standards in clinical trials development, execution, analysis and distribution of results. Continuous evaluation of our processes is utilized in order to constantly improve the quality of patient care.
Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research
The mission of the Marsha Rivkin Center is to save lives and reduce suffering through improved treatment, early detection, and prevention of ovarian cancer. The Center furthers its mission by impacting the lives of women with ovarian cancer now and in the near future, fostering research relative to improving outcomes in ovarian cancer, influencing the national research direction taken in ovarian cancer, developing collaborative networks and create a scientific community that will be the leaders in ovarian cancer research, partnering with the community so that they will take on the task of working toward the cure for ovarian cancer, and disseminating findings nationally to increase the number of investigators interested in ovarian cancer research and create dynamic research connections.
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
The mission of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund is to fund research to find a method of early detection and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer. They help patients and their loved ones understand the disease and its treatment, and provide outreach programs to raise public awareness.
Ovarian Cancer Research Funding Directory
This directory of foundations and agencies that support ovarian cancer research has been developed by the Foundation for Women’s Cancer, formerly the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation, to help researchers identify new grant opportunities and to help donors identify research organizations that match their philanthropic interests. Cancer advocates and the general public will also benefit from this clearing house of vital information about the ovarian cancer research community.
Women’s Cancer Research Foundation
The Women’s Cancer Research Foundation (WCRF) is dedicated to improving the cure rates of women with gynecologic cancer through strategic clinical research and community-based educational outreach.
Teal Ribbon Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation
Teal Ribbon Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, Inc., was created in honor of Kristen Varley. Kristen was diagnosed with stage IIIC ovarian cancer at age 38 in August 2003. The fund is committed to sharing her story and stressing the need for a reliable early detection test and treatment.
Israel Cancer Research Fund
The Israel Cancer Research Fund is a voluntary charitable organization in North America solely devoted to supporting cancer research in Israel. Since 1975, ICRF has provided 1688 grants to outstanding cancer researchers whose laboratories are located in all of the leading scientific research institutions, universities and hospitals across Israel.
Israel Cancer Association USA
The ICA USA is the nonprofit organization established in Palm Beach, FL to support brilliant cancer researchers in Israel verging on conquering cancer for the world. Israel’s existence is a miracle and its cancer researchers are making miraculous breakthroughs.