OCRA News

OCRA Spring Advocacy Day 2019 Actions

(March 20, 2019) Earlier this month, OCRA united advocates from across the country for Spring Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill…

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Action Alert: Tell Congress to Increase OCRP Funding

(March 19, 2019) Congress is considering a $15 million increase for OCRP funding. Urge YOUR Representative to sign the letter to help push this funding through…

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Lymphadenectomy in Ovarian Cancer Patients Can Be Unnecessary

(March 18, 2019) Before the most recent study on the usage of lymphadenectomy, published earlier this month in the New England Journal of Medicine, it was thought that surgically removing clinically negative lymph nodes had a positive effect on the…

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OCRA-Funded Research Indicates that Stem-Like Cells May Be Key to Preventing Recurrence

(March 15, 2019) Cell Reports recently published a study about a drug that, given in combination with chemotherapy, could greatly increase survival rates of ovarian cancer patients…

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Statement from Audra Moran, President and CEO of Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance on the President’s FY2020 Budget

(March 12, 2019) “The President’s proposed FY2020 budget released by the White House on Monday seeks to cut medical research funding at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) by 15 percent – almost $900 million dollars compared to FY2019…

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Remembering Lori Newcomb

(March 1, 2019) OCRA mourns the loss of our beloved board member and friend, Lori Newcomb…

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Toni Harris, an Ovarian Cancer Survivor Making Football History

(February 28, 2019) Toni Harris, 22, is shaking up the world of college football, and making history as the first female to earn a scholarship to play at a 4-year university…

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OCRA’s Ovarian Cancer National Conference® Registration is Now Open

Curious about the status of ovarian cancer research and treatments? Want to meet other survivors? You need to attend OCRA’s Ovarian Cancer National Conference…

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Dr. Beth Y. Karlan is New Chair of OCRA’s Scientific Advisory Committee

(February 26, 2019) Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance is pleased to announce Beth Y. Karlan, M.D as our new chair of OCRA’s Scientific Advisory Committee…

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New Therapeutic Approaches for Mucinous Ovarian Cancer

(February 13, 2019) Data from a study conducted by researchers at MD Anderson and Johns Hopkins suggest that an adjuvant gastrointestinal (GI)-based chemotherapy regimen is more beneficial than one that is gynecologic-based in patients with mucinous…

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Sweet, Savory and Guilt-Free – Check Out Our Menu for Turn Up the Heat DC!

Our menu is heating up! Here’s what you can enjoy at Turn Up the Heat DC on March 5th…

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OCRA Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for Ninth Consecutive Year

(February 5, 2019) OCRA is pleased to announce we have earned our NINTH consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator…

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