OCRA News

OCRA and American Cancer Society Launch New Ovarian Cancer Research Collaboration

Four multidisciplinary teams to be funded to study survivorship (June 13, 2019) In a new collaboration, the American Cancer Society and Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance have joined forces to fund multidisciplinary research projects to explore new…

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View the Agenda for OCRA’s Ovarian Cancer National Conference

Don’t miss a weekend packed with information and inspiration, July 12-14 in Seattle, Washington! View a print-friendly version of our agenda…

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Highlights from American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Annual Meeting

(June 7, 2019) OCRA is back from the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting in Chicago, where doctors and researchers met to discuss the latest in the care of women with ovarian cancer…

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Night of Comedy Raises $165,000

(May 21, 2019) Last night, supporters in NYC packed Carolines on Broadway for Stand Up for Madeline & OCRA, our much-anticipated evening of laughter to end ovarian cancer. Thank you to all who attended this fun night…

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OCRA Funded Research Identifies Genes Associated with Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer

(May 21, 2019) Earlier this month, Nature Genetics published a study, in part funded by OCRA, that found 34 genes were connected to women developing the earliest stages of ovarian cancer…

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Hope on the Horizon for Ovarian Cancer – The Washington Post

(May 20, 2019) University of Chicago gynecologic oncologist Nita K. Lee wants the next generation of doctors to know that the story of ovarian cancer is changing for the better in small and meaningful ways…

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Dr. Mary-Claire King to Speak at OCRA’s National Conference

(May 14, 2019) We’re excited to announce that Dr. Mary-Claire King, who identified the germline BRCA1 mutation associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, will be a keynote speaker at OCRA’s Ovarian Cancer National Conference! Dr…

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OCRA Wins C2 President’s Award

(May 14, 2019) OCRA  received the President’s Award at the first Cancer Community (C2) Awards, created to recognize individuals and organizations who have created positive change in cancer care…

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Early Bird Registration Ends 4/30 – Ovarian Cancer National Conference

Last chance! Our lowest rates end at 10PM Pacific on 4/30! (April 29, 2019) Don’t miss your chance to register at our discount rate of only $185…

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Highlights from 2019 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer

(April 3, 2019) In March, ovarian cancer researchers, clinicians and advocates gathered to attend the much-anticipated Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s (SGO) 50th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, to discuss the latest cutting edge…

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Action Alert: Tell Senate – More Funding for Ovarian Cancer Research!

(April 3, 2019) We have one week to let the Senate know that we need more funding for ovarian cancer research! Thanks to your efforts, a record 158 U.S…

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Join Us for Stand Up for Madeline & OCRA on May 20th

Join us Monday, May 20th at Carolines on Broadway in NYC for an evening of laughter, plus cocktails, hors d’oeuvre and a live auction, all to end ovarian cancer…

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