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Inspired Advice: Alleviating Treatment-Related Nausea

Those who have faced an ovarian or gynecologic cancer diagnosis have so much to offer to others going through a similar experience – be it support, tips or friendship…

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Celebrating our OCRA Heroes

Today is National Superheroes Day, and while we realize that many of these “national days” are made up holidays, we can’t let this day go by without acknowledging just a few of the people in our ovarian cancer community who are…

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Raising Critical Funds for Research on a Whim | OCRA Heroes

“Eyebrows are sisters, not twins.” This is the best advice Morgan Gaynor received when she was in treatment for ovarian cancer…

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Survivors Teaching Students Crosses the Digital Divide for Medical Students

Last year, nearly 13,000 medical and nursing students gained a better understanding of ovarian cancer—an understanding they’ll carry with them as they begin seeing patients of their own—by hearing the stories of our Survivors Teaching…

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When Fundraising Events Go Virtual

This last Sunday, April 19th, kicked off what had been shaping up to be a promising season of Ovarian Cycle events taking place all over the country…

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Surviving, Thriving, Striving to Make an Impact | OCRA Heroes

In the “days BC (before cancer)”, Jess BeCraft was a self-proclaimed DINK (dual income, no kids)…

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Action Alert: Help Push Forward Treatments in the Time of COVID-19

The novel coronavirus pandemic has impacted the healthcare system on every level. Right now, OCRA is working alongside several cancer advocacy groups to ensure government agencies are aware of COVID-19’s real-life impact on cancer patients…

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Let’s Hear it for (and From) Caregivers

When we think about ovarian cancer, or any illness, often our first instinct is to think about the patient who has been diagnosed or undergoing treatment. This is only natural, of course…

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Seeing Your Efforts Come Full Circle | OCRA Heroes

There’s no ‘right way’ to deal with shock or grief.  The feelings are intense, and reactions to it are personal and varied…

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SGO 2020 Highlights

(April 17, 2020) The Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer brings together women’s healthcare professionals from across the globe to discuss the latest findings in gynecologic oncology…

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COVID-19 and Oncology Clinical Trials: An Update

(April 15) The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has become nearly all consuming. It’s impossible to turn on the news, browse social media, or walk outside without being reminded of the new, albeit temporary, state of the world…

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Writing for Her Life | OCRA Heroes

Jane Rubin speaks quickly, with sentences not so much ending but flowing seamlessly into new thoughts and directions. Listening to her talk about her life and her work is like listening to someone try to cram an epic novel into a paragraph…

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