The Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired By Robin Babbini presented a check for $75,000 to further ovarian cancer research to UCLA gynecologic oncologist Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh and UCLA G.O. Discovery Lab: Gynecologic Oncology Cancer Research Lab. The Circle hopes to achieve even more in the coming year, and will continue to fight for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Show above is founder Paulinda Schimmel, front row second from right, with Yassmin Flores, Dalia Hayon, Judi Hochman, Barbara Javitz, Anat Hartenstein, Donna Richard, Joanne Ward, Shelley Eisinger Stark, Cindy Cardona Mayberry, Jana Rosenblatt, Dr, Sanaz Memarzadeh and Ricka Fisher
The Ovarian Cancer Circle, inspired by Schimmel’s daughter Robin Babbini, is a nonprofit organization committed to creating an ever-expanding ring of networking, education and support for women of all ages, their extended families and friends who are affected by ovarian cancer. The Circle is dedicated to funding research that will promote and sustain a national dialogue which will lead to a cure for ovarian cancer. For more information visit ovariancancercircle.org.