OCRA News

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Announces New Board Leadership

John Hansbury and Sherry Jacobson elected Co-Presidents, Raynor Dahlquist and Bronwen Smith join Board of Directors New York, NY October 19, 2011— Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) is pleased to announce the election of Co Presidents to its…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Launches National Expansion of Successful Support Program for Patients with Gynecologic Cancer

(New York, NY – October 4, 2011) – A unique support program that pairs women with gynecologic cancer with volunteers who have survived the disease is coming to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital…

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OCRF Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Committee Members

08/09/2011 Earlier this year, OCRF welcomed two new members to its Scientific Advisory Committee: Ronny I. Drapkin, MD, PhD and Sandra Orsulic, PhD.  Both Drs…

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Standing up for Madeline

(Updated February 2017) Noting with equal measures of amazement and pride that “Stand-up for Madeline and OCRFA” had its 15th Anniversary on May 16, 2016, John Hansbury lovingly observes that his late wife, the great comedic actress Madeline…

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Understanding Ovarian Cancer: Part One of OCRF’s Educational Series

  09/28/2010 View a seven-part series about ovarian cancer, brought to you by the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.The series is narrated by Douglas A. Levine, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  Dr…

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Video: Ray Ramano asks for support of ovca awareness

Ray Ramano supports ovarian cancer initiatives in honor of his cousin, Linda, an ovarian cancer survivor and Director of Survivors Teaching Students SM, an Ovarian Cancer National Alliance…

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Dave Bautista vs. Cancer, for Angie Bautista

(August 3, 2010) Click here to make a donation to support much-needed ovarian cancer research in support of the Dave Bautista vs. Cancer campaign! It is not in Angie Bautista’s nature to seek the spotlight…

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OCRF Statement on OVA1

Some of you may have recently seen articles in the newspaper or on TV about a test called OVA1…

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Meet OCRF's Newest Grantees

01/29/2010 Each year, OCRF awards millions of dollars in grants to researchers who are working to beat ovarian cancer.  Our two newest grantees, Dr. Lin Zhang and Dr…

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Jeff Boyd, PhD, Appointed Chair of OCRF Scientific Advisory Committee

11/17/2009 The Board of Directors of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) is pleased to announce that Jeff Boyd, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, has been appointed Chair of the OCRF Scientific…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Announces New Research Grant Recipients

03/17/2009 Today, the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) announced its most recent research grant recipients…

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OCRF News OCRF and GCF Fund Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Study

On February 5, 2009, OCRF, in partnership with the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF), announced that Barbara Goff, M.D…

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