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OCRA-Funded Research Provides a New Understanding of Ovarian Cancer Biology

OCRA-funded researcher Anil K. Sood, M.D., lead and senior author, and Sanghoon Lee, Ph.D…

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The COVID-19 Vaccine and Ovarian Cancer: Resources and Information

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States has many feeling hopeful about the possibility of gaining some protection against the virus…

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Managing Ovarian Cancer Recurrence

Once a person has been treated for ovarian cancer, and all traces of the disease have been removed, there is rightful cause for celebration and relief…

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Oral Contraceptives Tied to Lower Long-Term Ovarian Cancer Risk

A recent study, published in Cancer Research and reported in The New York Times, suggests that risk-reduction associated with oral contraceptive use can last a lifetime…

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Inspired Advice: What Improves Your Mood?

Those who have faced an ovarian or gynecologic cancer diagnosis have so much to offer to others going through a similar experience – be it support, tips or friendship…

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Inspired Advice: What is the Most Helpful Advice You Were Given While Going Through Treatment?

Those who have faced an ovarian or gynecologic cancer diagnosis have so much to offer to others going through a similar experience – be it support, tips or friendship…

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At Your Own Pace, In Your Own Space: How to Be a Hero in a Pandemic

“I don’t think of myself as a hero,” said Amy Hollub, ovarian cancer survivor who—along with the help of her family, close friends, and an advisory board—spearheaded a fundraising event in Miami. “It’s my whole community…

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The Overview: December 2020

We’re probably all ready to say goodbye to 2020, if we have to be honest with ourselves. And yet, we can’t look back and say that the year was entirely bad…

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OCRA Research Investigates Role of Extracellular Vesicles in Cancer Research

OCRA-funded researchers Dr. Sunila Pradeep and Dr…

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Ovarian Cancer and Medical Cannabis: What Patients Need to Know

Marijuana. CBD. Weed. Pot. Ganja. Devil’s Lettuce. It’s remarkable that a single plant can have so many monikers, and so many medicinal uses…

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Applying Computational Biology to Ovarian Cancer | Meet a Scientist

Could the next ovarian cancer breakthrough be traced back to a Commodore 64 home computer? After all, in some small measure, OCRA grantee Dr. Sohrab Shah is where he is today thanks to that now-antiquated instrument…

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Federal Ovarian Cancer Research Funding is in Jeopardy: Act Now!

Urge your U.S…

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