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Analgesic Use Has Positive Effect in Ovarian Cancer Patients

(July 30, 2018) Recently, two retrospective studies were published about the effects of analgesics, or pain relievers, on ovarian cancer…

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What You Need to Know About Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

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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Denmark Study Shows Assisted Reproduction Does Not Increase Risk of Ovarian Cancer

(July 12, 2018) A study involving 58,472 women between 1994 and 2015 concluded that assisted reproductive treatment, or ART, did not lead to an increased risk of ovarian cancer…

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Research Updates from the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

(July 2, 2018) Last month the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) held its annual meeting in Chicago, IL. Thirty nine thousand people from around the world attend to learn about the latest in cancer research…

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Meet Sayla, OCRA Advocate Leader

Name: Sayla H.Hometown: Portland, ORStatus: In treatmentAdvocacy Goal: Oral Parity, Access to Care Sayla was diagnosed earlier last year and is currently in treatment…

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Meet Elise, OCRA Advocate Leader

Name: Elise D…

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Join Ovarian Cancer Survivors and Caregivers at OCRFA’s National Conference

Over 250 ovarian cancer survivors will travel from across the country to attend OCRFA’s Ovarian Cancer National Conference in Washington DC on July 13-15 Reserve your spot today and join our welcoming community of survivors, caregivers and…

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Super Saturday Moves to September and New York City

(June 11, 2018) OCRFA, who has hosted Super Saturday in the Hamptons for the past 20 years is moving our iconic event to Manhattan. Super September will be held Thursday evening, September 27, and Friday, September 28…

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OCRFA Awarded 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

(June 6, 2018) OCRFA is pleased to announce we have once again earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator…

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“Ask the Experts” at OCRFA’s Ovarian Cancer National Conference

Don’t miss your chance to hear top experts speak at the “Ask the Experts” session at OCRFA’s Ovarian Cancer National Conference. Register today! Ask the Experts panelists include: Susan C…

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Rebecca’s Journey

Donate Now It was August of 2001 when I awoke one evening with a stabbing pain in my side that was so serious, I headed straight to the emergency room. I left with a diagnosis of “depression” and a bottle of painkillers…

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Statement from OCRFA President & CEO Audra Moran on the Death of U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter

(March 16, 2018) On behalf of Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance I want to extend our deepest condolences on the passing of U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter…

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