What We Do
We believe research and education must work in tandem to fulfill our vision of people living longer and healthier lives because ovarian and breast cancers are prevented, caught early, or cured.
To improve women’s health by helping them prevent, detect early, and survive ovarian and breast cancer.
We do this by:
- Investing in cutting-edge research to prevent, detect, and cure ovarian cancer, a deadly and underfunded
- Educating women to prevent and detect ovarian and breast cancer as early as possible.
- Fostering an ever-growing community of survivors, patients, researchers, clinicians, advocates, and supporters.
Here’s how we’re accomplishing our mission:
Since 1996, the Rivkin Center has served as a catalyst for research by funding the best ideas from all over the world. We provide seed funding to develop innovative ideas and cultivate a strong ovarian cancer workforce.
7 international grants
funded with 31 world-wide grant applications
232 grants funded
15.8 Million dollars
in research funding since 1996
15x Return on Investment
Rivkin-funded scientists receive 15x in new
funding from other institutions after Rivkin’s
Since 2016, the Rivkin Center has been educating people on ovarian and breast health so everyone knows their body, knows the symptoms of these two diseases, and can advocate for their health.
3,300 people educated
per year at workshops in multiple states
42% of programming
8 campus ambassadors
95% of attendees
Dr. Saul Rivkin’s vision to cure ovarian cancer in his lifetime