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Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project

The Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project was established to educate the public about the risk factors and symptoms of ovarian cancer through the artistry of quilting.

The 2015 Online Quilt Auction will benefit the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Through innovative research, this program aims to develop effective screening methods and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer. 



Experts recommend women see their health care provider, preferably a gynecologist, if they experience any of the following unexplained conditions almost daily for more than a few weeks

  • Bloating
  • Pelvic or abdominal pain
  • Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly
  • Frequent and/or urgent need to urinate

Important Dates & E-News

May 15, 2015: Deadline for receiving quilts

October 21 - November 4, 2015: Online Quilt Auction



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We are currently receiving quilt donations for the 2015 Quilt Auction. 

"Cherrywood for the Cure" Challenge

This challenge is an opportunity to make a Cherrywood quilt and show your support for research and education.

Read more about the challenge

Create and Donate a Quilt

The next Online Quilt Auction will be October 21 - November 4, 2015.  We are accepting quilts through May 15, 2015. 



General guidelines for donating completed quilts

Other Ways to Support Our Cause

Of course, we can't all create a beautiful quilt.  There are other ways to donate and promote awareness (and therefore prevent) gynecologic cancers. Find out other ways to support the Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project.

About the Quilt Project

Did you know our Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project began in 2002? It continues to grow every year.  

Read more about how this project began.

For more information, call 713-792-2765, or e-mail us at

© 2015 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center