OCRA News

After Angelina: What Do You Need to Know About Ovarian and Breast Cancer Risk?

Experts agree: “If you or a close relative has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, speak to your doctor about getting genetic counseling…

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After Angelina: What Do You Need to Know About Ovarian and Breast Cancer Risk?

For immediate release: July 9, 2013 Experts agree: “If you or a close relative have had ovarian cancer, talk to your doctor about genetic counseling…

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Jenn Sommermann: Triathlete for a Cure

With 5 states to go, the ovarian cancer survivor is in the home stretch of her 50-state, $100,000 campaign…

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Press Release: Ovarian Cancer Advocates Praise Supreme Court Decision on Gene Patents

Ruling Will Give Women More Options to Learn About Genetic Risk Washington, DC—The Supreme Court ruled today that a company cannot patent naturally occurring genes, including isolated gene segments, overturning a decision made by the United States…

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Alliance Responds to Angelina Jolie's BRCA1 Announcement

Actress Angelina Jolie recently announced that she carries a mutation in the BRCA1 gene, which makes her more likely to develop breast and ovarian cancer…

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LifeIce: A Daughter's Gift of Love Becomes a Mother's Legacy

How a daughter's homemade nutritional ice chips for her mother became LifeIce…

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"What Makes My Mother Special" Mother’s Day Campaign

From May 1st until Mother's Day on May 12th, we'll honor special mothers on our website and Facebook…

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When a Man Loves a Woman: Dave Brown Walks Across America in Memory of his Wife, Joan Chermack Brown

Dave Brown is walking for 9 months and nearly 3,000 miles to raise awareness and support…

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The New York Times Publishes OCRF's Letter to the Editor 3/12/13

A frequent New York Times commenter on important ovarian cancer issues, OCRF wrote a Letter to the Editor in response to the NYT editorial, “Inadequate Treatment of Ovarian Cancer,” which was published in print and online on March 21…

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Press Release: Cancer Groups Praise Coverage of Genetic Counseling and Testing Under Affordable Care Act, Urge Coverage of Other Vital Services

For immediate release: February 28, 2013 Washington, DC—The federal government recently released regulations that clarify which preventive services will be covered under the Affordable Care Act without cost sharing for patients enrolled in private…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Awards Over $6 Million in 2013 Grants

OCRF receives record number of research grant applications; launches national patient support program with new educational grants New York, NY January 10, 2013 — Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) has awarded over $5…

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Meet OCRF’s 2013 Research Grant Recipients

OCRF has awarded nearly $6 million in grants for ovarian cancer research this year…

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