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Groundbreaking Initiative Seeks to Accelerate Development of New Treatments with OCRA’s Support

LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Coalition for Adaptive Research (GCAR) announces a new clinical trial initiative, Ovarian CanceRxTM…

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Survey: Medical Care During COVID

OCRA is conducting a survey to gauge patient response to the expansion of telehealth in response to the pandemic. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has been growing in popularity…

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The Overview: August 2021

As we count down to Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and our virtual National Conference, there are so many ways to get involved … whether by learning more and connecting with others or raising awareness of the disease and vital funds for research…

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Be a Hero, Be the Voice

OCRA has invested over $110 million in innovative ovarian cancer research — more than any other charity in the world…

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Toolkit

Sharing the facts can save lives. So let’s talk…

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Science Made Simple: Immunotherapy

When it comes to cancer treatments, immunotherapy is a method of boosting our body’s defenses, collectively known as our immune system, so that the cancer-fighting cells can more effectively attack the tumor cells…

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Small Cell Hypercalcemic Ovarian Cancer | Brooke’s #RareAware Story

Brooke lives in Beloit, WI, and has small cell ovarian cancer, hypercalcemic type. What has been your frustration in having a rare form of ovarian cancer? All of the unknowns in my type of cancer…

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Inspired Advice: What Did You Find Helpful in Your Post-Hospitalization Recovery?

Those who have faced an ovarian or gynecologic cancer diagnosis have so much to offer to others going through a similar experience – be it support, tips or friendship…

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OCRA-Funded Research Reveals New Ovarian Cancer Biomarker and Growth Mechanisms

Researchers at UT Southwestern have discovered a potential “Achilles’ heel” in ovarian cancer cells, and a new biomarker that may open up more avenues for targeted therapies. The study, published in the journal Cell, was led by W…

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Getting Creative for the Cause | Heroes Highlights

Ready, set, action! This group of OCRA Heroes has taken those words to heart by using their creative talents to make a concrete difference for the ovarian cancer community…

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Metastatic Ovarian Cancer

Metastatic ovarian cancer is cancer that has spread from the ovaries, or the fallopian tubes, to parts of the body outside the site of origin. Ovarian cancer that has metastasized is classified as Stage IV…

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High Grade Serous Carcinoma

High grade serous carcinoma is the most common type of ovarian cancer, accounting for approximately 75% of epithelial ovarian cancers…

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