OCRA News

Everything You Need to Know About Johanna’s Law and Reauthorization

An important victory for the ovarian cancer community came in 2006 when Congress passed Johanna’s Law…

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OCRA-Funded Research Shines Light on Genetic Factors that Contribute to Diagnosis

In order to understand the complexities of how gene mutations affect an ovarian cancer diagnosis, OCRA-funded researcher Alexander Nikitin, MD, PhD and colleagues looked to see which ones drive, or possibly delay, the onset of the disease…

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Look Who’s Joining Us for the Virtual Ovarian Cancer National Conference!

OCRA’s Uniting for Hope Virtual National Conference is September 29 – October 2 On Tuesday, September 29, we’re kicking off our virtual Ovarian Cancer National Conference, and time is running out to reserve your spot!  Worried…

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Toolkit

With 1 in 78 diagnosed with ovarian cancer—and no early detection test for the disease—it is crucial that we spread the word so others can be knowledgeable about the symptoms and risk factors…

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Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Found to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Stage III Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

A new study found that patients who received heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) after surgery lived almost 16 months longer than patients who were treated by surgery alone…

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OCRA Partners with Microsoft’s AI for Health Initiative

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Microsoft’s AI for Health initiative…

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Newk’s Cares, our Partner in the Fight

This September, Newk’s Cares, the ovarian cancer awareness movement founded by fast-casual restaurant Newk’s Eatery, will honor the legacy of late co-founder Lori Newcomb with a series of meaningful…

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is the official month for ovarian cancer awareness…

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Keeping Communication at the Heart of Gynecologic Oncology | Meet a Scientist

For someone who has spent four decades blazing trails in ovarian cancer research and women’s healthcare, it might seem odd that the one word to sum up Dr…

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Helping Women Reclaim Their Sexuality and Happiness | OCRA Heroes

“I’ve got to work on my elevator pitch.”  Sarah Belzer is the president of Coconu, a personal care brand based in Salt Lake City, and she’ll be the first to laugh at the fact that she’s “in the lube business…

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New York City Researches Preliminary Outcomes of COVID-19 for Gynecologic Cancer Patients

(August 6, 2020) Using medical records for 121 patients with gynecologic cancer and COVID-19, researchers were able to conduct an early look at the implications of a COVID-19 diagnosis on a patient with a gynecological cancer diagnosis…

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Send Us Your Favorite Photos for a Chance to be Featured!

As the world continues to grapple with big challenges, we’re writing with what we hope will be a refreshingly easy way to make a difference in our shared fight against ovarian cancer: We need you to send us your favorite photos! In addition to…

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