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Remembering Lori Newcomb

(March 1, 2019) OCRA mourns the loss of our beloved board member and friend, Lori Newcomb…

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Toni Harris, an Ovarian Cancer Survivor Making Football History

(February 28, 2019) Toni Harris, 22, is shaking up the world of college football, and making history as the first female to earn a scholarship to play at a 4-year university…

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OCRA’s Ovarian Cancer National Conference® Registration is Now Open

Curious about the status of ovarian cancer research and treatments? Want to meet other survivors? You need to attend OCRA’s Ovarian Cancer National Conference…

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Dr. Beth Y. Karlan is New Chair of OCRA’s Scientific Advisory Committee

(February 26, 2019) Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance is pleased to announce Beth Y. Karlan, M.D as our new chair of OCRA’s Scientific Advisory Committee…

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New Therapeutic Approaches for Mucinous Ovarian Cancer

(February 13, 2019) Data from a study conducted by researchers at MD Anderson and Johns Hopkins suggest that an adjuvant gastrointestinal (GI)-based chemotherapy regimen is more beneficial than one that is gynecologic-based in patients with mucinous…

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Sweet, Savory and Guilt-Free – Check Out Our Menu for Turn Up the Heat DC!

Our menu is heating up! Here’s what you can enjoy at Turn Up the Heat DC on March 5th…

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OCRA Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for Ninth Consecutive Year

(February 5, 2019) OCRA is pleased to announce we have earned our NINTH consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator…

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World Cancer Day is February 4th. Help Create a World Without Ovarian Cancer.

February 4th is World Cancer Day. Today, millions of people across the globe raise a collective voice for progress. Against cancer in its many insidious forms, and for access to treatments and care for those who need it, no matter where they live…

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Drugs to Treat Hypertension May Enhance Ovarian Cancer Drugs

(January 23, 2019) Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital recently found a correlation between a class of drug used to treat hypertension and longer survival rates in ovarian cancer patients when used with paclitaxel, a drug used to treat…

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Chef Elle Simone to Host OCRA’s Turn Up the Heat DC

Another reason you don’t want to miss OCRA’s Turn Up the Heat! Not only does the event feature fabulous tastings from DC’s female culinary stars—we are thrilled to announce that the amazing Chef Elle Simone, from PBS’…

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OCRA Awards $5.25 Million in Scientific Research Grants for 2019

(January 10, 2019) We’re pleased to announce OCRA’s newest research grants of $5.25 million to 23 top scientists at 14 top medical centers…

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Turn Up the Heat at OCRA’s Foodie Fest

OCRA’s Turn Up the Heat is coming March 5th! Get your tickets now and treat yourself to our fabulous foodie fest, packed full of tantalizing treats and eats from the DC area’s most exciting female chefs, mixologists and restaurateurs…

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