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Making the Most of Every Moment | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Ron Buckanovich, an OCRA grantee, uses a metaphor to describe his work. “If I’m trying to get into Chicago and the highways that get me into the city are blocked off, no matter how important my job is, I’m not going to get there…

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Learning to Feel Strong Again | Survivor Stories

Jamie Davey is an open book. She will tell you about her ‘buns and guns’ class at the gym, how you can best support friends and loved ones facing ovarian cancer, and what it’s like being a 28-year-old in menopause…

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Growing Up on a Farm; Making Strides in a Lab | Meet a Scientist

What do the fur patterns of tigers have to do with advances in ovarian cancer treatment? Juan Cubillos-Ruiz, PhD, an OCRA grantee, grew up on a farm near Bogota, Colombia…

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Biking Miles Across Country for Mama | OCRA Heroes

“Be present and embrace the suck.” This is Andrew Simone’s personal mantra. It’s what got him through a nearly 2000-mile, 47-day bike ride from Vancouver, British Columbia to Tijuana, Mexico in 2018…

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2020 National Conference Registration is Now Open

Are you an ovarian cancer survivor, patient, or caregiver? Don’t miss YOUR chance to learn what’s new in ovarian cancer treatments and research, and to meet others in the ovarian cancer community…

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PARP Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer Treatment: What’s Next?

(February 13, 2020) PARP inhibitors have shown to be a promising treatment option for a subset of ovarian cancer patients…

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

(February 10, 2020) OCRA is pleased to announce we have earned our tenth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator…

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Conversation on Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer Continues with New Prospective Study

(January 15, 2020) A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found no statistically significant association between self-reported use of powder in the genital area and subsequent risk of developing ovarian cancer…

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OCRA Awards $6.6 Million in Ovarian Cancer Research Grants for 2020

(January 13, 2020) Thanks to your support, 22 top scientists at 19 eminent medical centers across the world will delve into important topics across the ovarian cancer landscape…

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OCRA’s Turn Up the Heat: A Special Announcement

(January 6, 2020) For the past 14 years, OCRA has hosted Turn Up the Heat: Celebrating Female Superstars, a fabulous foodie fest packed full of tantalizing treats and eats from the most exciting female chefs, mixologists and restaurateurs, all for a…

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OCRA-Funded Research Advances Immunotherapy

(December 23, 2019) OCRA-funded scientist Dr. Sarah Gitto is making strides toward better harnessing the immune system to fight ovarian cancer. As reported recently in Gynecologic Oncology, Dr…

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Ovarian Cancer Community Applauds Congress for Providing $35 million in Ovarian Cancer Research Funding at the Department of Defense in FY 2020 Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C…

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