Impact and Programs
In 2022, MOCA exceeded $10 million provided to ovarian cancer research, including $1.1 million to research projects in 2022 alone. $100,000 was awarded nationally for early detection.
MOCA educated over 6,600 health care providers through Survivors Teaching Students, with 350 of these in 2022.
MOCA's support groups were held monthly, a virtual connection for survivors, loved ones and caregivers throughout MN and NW WI. Other support groups include the Young Survivor Network and the MOCA Walking Group.
MOCA's public education meetings; Living Well and Lunch and Learn, were held online in 2022.
MOCA granted over $500,000 Dream Awards with 11 awarded in 2022.
MOCA provided 73 MOCA Cares Kits to survivors.
In 2023. MOCA will continue to fund ovarian cancer research for early detection, recurrrence prevention and treatment. In 2023, MOCA will award $600,000 in research grants, brining our total research funding over $10.5 million. We will award $30,000 to survivors for the purpose of making memories with loved ones through Dream Awards. We will fund $6,000 in scholarships for continuing education. MOCA will educate students through Survivors Teaching Students throughout Minnesota. MOCA will expand our support offerings by adding a monthly in-person support group as well as an afternoon of education sessions for survivors and loved ones.
Community or Constituency Served
ovarian cancer survivors and their caregivers, friends and family
Geographic Area Served
Those living or receiving care in Minnesota