OCRA News

Zubik v. Burwell & the Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2016   Lisa Mauti lmauti@ocrfa.org 202-517-6410 Supreme Court Returns Zubik v…

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Stand Up To Cancer Supports “Innovation in Collaboration” in Cancer Research with $1 Million for Five Teams through Phillip A. Sharp Awards

May 2, 2016 – Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) has awarded a total of $1 million to five teams of cancer researchers to advance “innovation in collaboration” among SU2C-­‐affiliated scientists…

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Stand Up To Cancer Supports “Innovation in Collaboration” in Cancer Research

Stand Up To Cancer Supports “Innovation in Collaboration” in Cancer Research with $1 Million for Five Teams through Phillip A…

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OCRFA Statement on Results of GOG 252

April 11, 2016 – Many members of the ovarian cancer community have been concerned about the results of GOG 252 clinical trial, which were released last month at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer…

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The Institute of Medicine Reports on Ovarian Cancer

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released a report commissioned by Congress, Ovarian Cancers: Evolving Paradigms in Research and Care. The report provides an in-depth look at the state of ovarian cancer in the United States…

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Research News: Talcum Powder

The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance provides information based on medical research and best practices. Research regarding a connection between the use of talcum powder and increased ovarian cancer risk is inconclusive…

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Strength in Numbers: OCRF and OCNA Unite to Form OCRFA

As of January 2016, we are pleased to announce we are joining together to form Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRFA), the largest global organization dedicated to advancing ovarian cancer research while supporting women and their…

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Ovarian Cancer National Alliance and Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Announce Merger, Formation of Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance

Merger to create largest global ovarian cancer policy advocacy and research organization January 26, 2016 — Today, two of the nation’s foremost ovarian cancer policy advocacy and research organizations, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance and…

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Team Twedt: Taking on Ovarian Cancer, One Ironman at a Time

Sisters Jamie and Dawn Twedt launch a multifaceted campaign to make a difference…

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Under the Microscope: OCRF’s 2015 Research Progress Report

(12/14/15) | In 2015, OCRF grantees made several significant advances in the fight against ovarian cancer, including: Pinpointing two genes that trigger ovarian cancer Identifying a new therapeutic strategy for clear cell ovarian cancer Discovering…

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Our Response to the UKCTOCS ROCA & CA-125 Results

WASHINGTON — Today, the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS) of the University College London released the results of its study to determine if the risk of ovarian cancer algorithm (ROCA), when used yearly in conjunction…

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Public health evidence points to need for FDA regulation of laboratory developed tests

November 18, 2015 Contact: Lisa Mauti lmauti@ovariancancer…

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