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News & Updates
OCRFA is now OCRA
(October 1, 2018) We’re shortening our name, to make it easier to say and easier to write. OCRFA is now Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA). You can find us at ocrahope…
Maintenance olaparib Improves Progression-Free Survival in Phase III Clinical Trial
(October 23, 2018) Olaparib, or Lynparza, was shown to increase progression-free survival (PFS) by almost three years in an ongoing trial known as SOLO-1…
OCRA Research Shows How Cancer Cells Negatively Impact the Communication between the Ovary and Fallopian Tube
(October 22, 2018) A team at the University of Illinois at Chicago, including OCRA grantee Matthew Dean, PhD, recently discovered the role that cancer cells have on their immediate environment…
Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, Elected to National Academy of Medicine
(October 18, 2018) Longtime OCRA Scientific Advisory Committee member and former grantee Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine—a distinguished lifetime…
OCRA Funded Research Reveals Immune Suppression in Ovarian Cancer
(October 15, 2018) This month in Nature, researchers from Weill Cornell published a study that helps to explain why the body’s natural immune response struggles to fight back against ovarian…
Webinar: Cancer and Financial Toxicity – How to Prevent and Manage Medical Debt
Join us November 12th at 6PM Eastern for a free webinar. The costs of cancer can be staggering, even for those who have insurance…
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