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Newk's Raises more than $110,000 for OCRFA

When Lori Newcomb first visited her doctor for abdominal pain, the last thing she expected to walk out with was a late-stage ovarian cancer diagnosis…

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Zubik v. Burwell & the Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2016   Lisa Mauti lmauti@ocrfa.org 202-517-6410 Supreme Court Returns Zubik v…

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Stand Up To Cancer Supports “Innovation in Collaboration” in Cancer Research with $1 Million for Five Teams through Phillip A. Sharp Awards

May 2, 2016 – Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) has awarded a total of $1 million to five teams of cancer researchers to advance “innovation in collaboration” among SU2C-­‐affiliated scientists…

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Stand Up To Cancer Supports “Innovation in Collaboration” in Cancer Research

Stand Up To Cancer Supports “Innovation in Collaboration” in Cancer Research with $1 Million for Five Teams through Phillip A…

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OCRFA Statement on Results of GOG 252

Many members of the ovarian cancer community have been concerned about the results of GOG 252 clinical trial, which were released last month at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer…

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OCRFA Statement on Results of GOG 252

April 11, 2016 – Many members of the ovarian cancer community have been concerned about the results of GOG 252 clinical trial, which were released last month at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer…

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OCRFA Co-authors Paper on Educating about Hereditary Risk Across Cancer Types

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance today announced the online publication of a collaborative best practices paper entitled, “Understanding Hereditary Cancer in the Era of Multi-Gene Panel Testing…

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The Institute of Medicine Reports on Ovarian Cancer

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released a report commissioned by Congress, Ovarian Cancers: Evolving Paradigms in Research and Care. The report provides an in-depth look at the state of ovarian cancer in the United States…

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Research News: Talcum Powder

The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance provides information based on medical research and best practices. Research regarding a connection between the use of talcum powder and increased ovarian cancer risk is inconclusive…

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Advocacy for Ovarian Cancer: Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Check out our webinar by Chad Ramsey, VP of Policy, and Alison Silberman, Director of Field Engagement, to learn about OCRFA’s legislative efforts in 2016…

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President Asks for $1B to Fund Cancer “Moon Shot”

In his final State of the Union address, President Obama announced a national initiative to find a cure to cancer…

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Strength in Numbers: OCRF and OCNA Unite to Form OCRFA

As of January 2016, we are pleased to announce we are joining together to form Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRFA), the largest global organization dedicated to advancing ovarian cancer research while supporting women and their…

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