Press Releases

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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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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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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After Angelina: What Do You Need to Know About Ovarian and Breast Cancer Risk?

For immediate release: July 9, 2013 Experts agree: “If you or a close relative have had ovarian cancer, talk to your doctor about genetic counseling…

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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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Alliance Responds to Angelina Jolie's BRCA1 Announcement

Actress Angelina Jolie recently announced that she carries a mutation in the BRCA1 gene, which makes her more likely to develop breast and ovarian cancer…

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Press Release: Cancer Groups Praise Coverage of Genetic Counseling and Testing Under Affordable Care Act, Urge Coverage of Other Vital Services

For immediate release: February 28, 2013 Washington, DC—The federal government recently released regulations that clarify which preventive services will be covered under the Affordable Care Act without cost sharing for patients enrolled in private…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Awards Over $6 Million in 2013 Grants

OCRF receives record number of research grant applications; launches national patient support program with new educational grants New York, NY January 10, 2013 — Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) has awarded over $5…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Announces National Expansion with Ovarian Cycle

Indoor cycling nonprofit organization increases OCRF’s athletic fundraising events nationwide New York, NY November 28, 2012 –Ovarian Cancer Research Fund has acquired Ovarian Cycle, an indoor cycling nonprofit organization founded in 2004 in…

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