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Woman to Woman Meets Patients When and Where They Need It Most

(December 19, 2019) A cancer diagnosis can bring with it a bevy of complicated responses, including fear, anger, and even guilt. No one should have to navigate these tricky waters alone…

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OCRA-Funded Research Breakthroughs in 2019

OCRA-funded scientists have been hard at work this year, uncovering breakthroughs in ovarian cancer prevention, diagnostics, and treatment that can save women’s lives…

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OCRA Holiday Heroes Give the Gift of Research

It’s the season of giving, and all over the nation, OCRA Heroes are coming together to fundraise for ovarian cancer research…

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OCRA Research Reveals Two Cells of Origin for High Grade Ovarian Cancer

(December 3, 2019) The origins of high grade serous ovarian carcinoma (HGSOC) is a debated topic in the scientific community…

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A Holiday Message From Audra Moran

Friends, The day before Thanksgiving is a busy one for me, and I imagine, for you too. But before I turn my attention to holiday prep, I wanted to sit down and write this email to you, and everyone who supports OCRA. THANK YOU…

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#GivingTuesday is December 3rd — Join Us in #GivingTeal

(November 25, 2019) This Giving Tuesday, we need your help to make a big impact. For the 22,000 American women diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year, and the 200,000 living with this disease, we’re asking you to join us in #GivingTeal…

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OCRA-Funded Research Yields Insight into Clear Cell Ovarian Cancers

(November 13, 2019) A study recently published in Nature Communications and led by OCRA grantee Dr. Rugang Zhang showed that the ARID1A protein plays a fundamental role in ensuring correct chromosome segregation when the cells divide…

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OCRA’s STYLE LAB Shines a Spotlight on Ovarian Cancer

That’s a wrap on #OCRAStyleLab, and what an evening it was for ovarian cancer awareness! (November 6, 2019) Our sincere gratitude to our amazing hosts Maggie Gyllenhaal and Kate Mara, the fabulous En Vogue, media partner InStyle and all the…

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IUD May Lower Risk of Developing Ovarian Cancer

(November 6, 2019) A recent research review conducted by a team at the University of Colorado Anschutz, and published this month by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, found that use of an intrauterine device (IUD) was associated with…

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OCRA-Funded Research Explores New Pathways for Understanding Metastases

(October 30) In an effort to further understand disease initiation and progression, OCRA grantee Dr…

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Newk’s Eatery & Newk’s Cares Hit $1.4 Million Raised For Ovarian Cancer Research

(October 28, 2019) Newk’s Cares, the ovarian cancer awareness movement and national campaign founded by fast-casual restaurant Newk’s Eatery, has reached monumental heights! Celebrating its sixth year, Newk’s Cares raised more than $400,000 in…

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Action Alert: Cosponsor Johanna’s Law Reauthorization (H.R. 4560)

We need your help to strengthen critical gynecologic cancer education and awareness programs. (October 16, 2019) Recently, Rep…

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