OCRA News

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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Navigating Financial Fallout from Cancer

The financial strain caused by treatment costs, missed work and other economic burdens is yet another major stressor that many ovarian cancer patients face…

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A Thanksgiving Message from OCRA’s President & CEO, Audra Moran

Who’s ready to build some new Thanksgiving traditions?  In our household, preparations are underway for one of the “cozier” holidays in recent memory, and I’m sure you’re busy as well, so I’ll keep it short…

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Dr. Robert Pyle, Author & Inspiration for The Dark Divide Film, Talks to Ovarian Cancer Caregivers

“This could be years; this could be the rest of either of your lives. So, treat it as if it’s still good time, not wasted time, and not lost time.” Dr. Robert Pyle Dr…

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OCRA-Funded Scientists Further Study Gene Mutation Connected to Ovarian Cancer

An international collaborative of scientists, including Dr. Ronald Chandler at Michigan State University, studied ARID1A mutations, which are specific gene mutations observed in deep ovarian and deep infiltrating endometriosis…

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The Overview: November 2020

We’re full on into fall, and giving thanks for all that we’ve accomplished together, in a year that’s been more than a little challenging…

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What Ovarian Cancer Patients Should Know About Palliative Care

Palliative care is one of the most misunderstood areas of the medical world, starting from its pronunciation (“PAL-ee-uh-tiv”), all the way to who it can help, and what it entails.  Dr…

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What’s New in Ovarian Cancer Research and Treatment

A bright spot in 2020 for the ovarian cancer community has been the ongoing developments in research and treatments…

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Talking Representation and Resources with Elle Simone | Survivor Stories

I never say, ‘I have cancer,’ because it’s not mine. I’m dealing with it…

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Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Advocate Leader Program

Be a voice for the ovarian cancer community. Please note: The deadline for application was December 7, 2020…

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Managing the Three C’s: Cancer, COVID, and Caregiving

Caregivers of those who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer play a pivotal role in the emotional and physical support of their loved ones…

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