MOCA Community Ed Archives – 2010

MOCA Awards Night 2010
Nov. 9, 2010. We announced the winners of the 2010 MOCA Dream Awards and the Anita Lubov Nursing Scholarships and we recognized the top fundraisers from the 2010 Silent No More Walk/Run.
» See the 2010 Dream Award recipients

Advancing Treatment of Ovarian Cancer through Clinical Trials
Sept. 29, 2010. At this meeting we heard from two leaders in cancer research: Dr. Douglas Yee, director of the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, and Dr. Lynn Hartmann, associate director for education at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center.

MOCA Annual Meeting
May 10, 2010. At this meeting, MOCA recognized board members and elected new ones, recognized our many volunteers, and awarded the 2010 research grants.
» See the 2010 research grant recipients

A Night of Pampering

April 9, 2010. At this special event for ovarian cancer survivors, Salon Lili owner Will Anderson and his staff opened their doors and donated mini-manicures, paraffin wax dips, hair/scalp treatments, haircuts, color consultations, mini-foils, hair waxing and mini-facials with make-up applications.  Well Spring provided complimentary chair massages, and Jan Strassburg from It’s Still Me Wig Studio donated wig and scarf consultations.

» Learn more about the annual “A Night of Pampering” event

Legal Issues for Ovarian Cancer Survivors

March 10, 2010. At this meeting we welcomed four attorneys who shared specific legal information for ovarian cancer survivors, their family and friends. Click the links below for access to their handouts (all in PDF format).

Essential Legal Documents for Survivors and their Families

Heather Koering – Eastlund, Solstad, Cade & Hutchinson

Social Security Disability Benefits

Anne Quincy – Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis

Understanding Your Rights in the Workplace After Cancer

Lindy Yokanovich – Cancer Legal Line

  • Workplace Rights

Long-Range Planning, Protecting Your Assets & Possible Opportunities for Assistance

Laurie Hanson – Long, Reher & Hanson


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Survivor Stories

I want to encourage other survivors to find inner tools that can create new possibilities for themselves despite the disease.

Ovarian cancer survivors share their stories, because no one should have to face this disease alone.
Read their stories here »