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Erin Wesley, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Erin Wesley, of University of Minnesota Twin Cities, is a 2022 recipient of OCRA’s Mentored Investigator Grant. With her project, “Impact of Cytomegalovirus and Inflammation on NK Cells in Ovarian Cancer,” Dr…

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FDA Approves Mirvetuximab Soravtansine-Gynx for Treatment of Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

In exciting treatment news, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx (trade name Elahere, made by Immunogen, Inc…

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Ovarian Cancer from Beyond the Ovary: Perspectives on Science, Clinical Progress & Advocacy

“I don’t believe we can maximize our impact on ovarian cancer without embracing opportunities in other gynecologic cancers.” Dr. David Huntsman David Huntsman, MD, FRCPC, FCCMG, understands the field of ovarian cancer research…

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Nominations Open for Rosalind Franklin Prize for Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research

OCRA is now accepting nominations for the Rosalind Franklin Prize for Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research. The deadline to submit a nomination is 5:00pm ET on October 31, 2022…

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Study Finds Frequent Aspirin Use is Associated with Reduction in Ovarian Cancer Risk

A recent study partly funded by OCRA, and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, has shown that frequent aspirin use (defined as more than six times per week for more than six months) is associated with a reduction in ovarian cancer risk…

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Multimodal Study Uses Machine Learning to Improve Risk-Stratification of HGSOC

A recent study published in Nature Cancer talks about harnessing the power of machine learning to help predict prognosis and response to treatment for those with high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC)…

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OCRA-Funded Study Reveals Promising Therapeutic Option for Boosting Ovarian Cancer Immune Response

Targeting a specific oncogene associated with the most common type of ovarian cancer may help increase a patient’s immune response to tumors, according to recent findings from researchers at The Wistar Institute and their colleagues at University…

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New Bioinformatics Tool Shows Promise for Matching Cancer Patients with Optimal Treatment Combinations

Recent OCRA-funded research has resulted in the creation of a new bioinformatics tool that holds potential for predicting the best treatment combinations for cancer patients…

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Sandra Cascio, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Sandra Cascio of Magee-Womens Research Institute is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Early Career Investigative Grant. With her project, “EGFL6 as a New Regulator of Myeloid Cell Expansion and Function in HGSOC,” Dr…

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Martin Cannon, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Martin Cannon, of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Collaborative Research Development Grant…

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Watch Now: What’s New in Ovarian Cancer Research and Treatment

Many exciting updates about progress against ovarian cancer were presented at this year’s Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer — the largest meeting of gynecologic cancer experts in the world…

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First Patients Dosed in Phase 2 Platform Clinical Trial Testing Novel Immunotherapy Combinations in Highly Malignant Ovarian Cancer

The following is a press release from Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance and Cancer Research Institute: Patients with ovarian cancer of the high-grade serous carcinoma subtype and that no longer respond to treatment with platinum-based therapy will…

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