OCRA News

Press Release: Ovarian Cancer Advocates Applaud Findings on Aspirin and Risk Reduction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2014 Further Study Needed Before Clinical Recommendations Change Washington, DC—A study published yesterday by the National Institutes of Health found that women who took aspirin on a daily basis had a 20 percent…

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Press Release: Cancer Advocates Debunk Huckabee’s Misleading Comments on Oral Contraceptives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2014 Washington, DC—In response to a recent speech by Mike Huckabee, in which he stated that women use oral contraceptives because they “cannot control their libidos or their reproductive systems,” the…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Awards a Record-Breaking $6.9 Million in Grants

Kicks off 20th Anniversary with an unprecedented grant award for scientific research and gynecologic cancer patient support program New York, NY January 13, 2014 — To mark its 20th anniversary, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund has awarded a…

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Meet OCRF’s 2014 Grant Recipients

OCRF has awarded $6.5 million in research grants to 22 scientists at leading medical institutions across the country…

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Then & Now: 20 Years and Still Going Strong

OCRF Board Member, Robin Zarel, Celebrates 20 Years as an Ovarian Cancer Survivor…

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Supreme Court to Consider Two Birth Control Lawsuits

The Supreme Court recently announced that it will hear two cases involving insurance coverage for birth control…

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Press Release: New Report Offers Patient Perspectives on Ovarian Cancer Treatment, Diagnosis

Washington, DC—A new report released by the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance summarizes the experiences of 1,014 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer…

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The Valerie Goldfein Story: Founder of the Woman to Woman Program

November 4, 1999 “November 4, 1999 was one of those perfect autumn days in New York when it seems as though nothing could go wrong. But it did for me…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund and National Sponsor QVC Expand Woman to Woman Program

Gynecologic Cancer Patients to Receive New Support in Tampa, Fla. and in Stanford, Calif…

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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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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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