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SHOC's 2017 Annual Donation to OHSU
brings total donated to $900,000
On Saturday, September 30, 2017, we were excited to have 13 survivors and their guests, and representation from OHSU and AstraZeneca along with the SHOC Foundation Board of Directors at our 7th Annual Teal In The Garden Survivor's Lunch held at Xico in Portland. It was here that the SHOC Foundation presented its annual gift to Dr. Tanja Pejovic in the amount of $90,000. These funds are directly used for her ovarian and gynecologic cancer research lab at OHSU, with the hope that an early detection indicator can be found. This brings the total gifted to $900,000 over 13 years. This is another milestone for us and we are excited to share this great news with you. Thank you for your continued support in helping us make a difference!
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From L to R : Bruce Hildreth/President of the SHOC Foundation, Tami Ward/SHOC Board of Directors Vice President, Dr. Tanja Pejovic/OHSU's Gynecologic Research Lab, Sheryl Rourke/SHOC Board of Directors Treasurer, Ashley Hildreth/Executive Director of the SHOC Foundation
A Message from SHOC's President
What a beautiful beginning to 2018 as I gaze into the sunshine on the first day of the New Year. As I look back on 2017, it was a year that brought much joy and happiness to many, while for others it brought sadness and good-byes. This bittersweet mix of our lives is what motivates so many of us to live our life well and do something in our life that counts.
The SHOC Foundation embraces this philosophy and we have learned from our experiences of dedicated involvement by either serving as a board member, community volunteering, participating in events or giving graciously that this will help us make a difference in our mission to find an early detection method and end Ovarian Cancer as we know it.
Your generous donations have allowed us to continue our work to fund research and raise awareness in women’s personal health surrounding this terrible disease and the symptoms it presents. For myself and on behalf of the SHOC Foundation, we are forever grateful to you and your continued interest in helping us end this disease.
Enjoy the sunshine in your life!
O-Vary Funny! is an event sponsored by the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Oregon and SW Washington. Join us on Friday, October 5 at 6:00pm for a great event that includes a cocktail/social hour, dinner and a comedy routine by Alex Falcone.
DoubleTree Hotel Portland
1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97232
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SHOC & BOTTLE DROP
SHOC is excited to announce that we now are a Featured Fundraiser with the Oregon BottleDrop.
Not familiar with the BottleDrop?
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The Gynecologic Oncology clinic at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is accepting patients for a clinical trial for recurrent ovarian cancer. This industry-sponsored trial is led by Dr. Tanja Pejovic.
Click here for inclusion and exclusion criteria, talk to your oncologist and then contact Yukie Bean, Study Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you think you may qualify and be interested in participating.
“GIRLS NITE OUT”
Potluck & Support Group
A monthly potluck gathering for women with breast, ovarian and other women's cancers, sponsored by Breast Friends.
Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at Milwaukie Providence Hospital for the Clackamas Support Group.
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