Research News

Research Updates from SGO Annual Meeting

(March 30, 2016) OCRFA staff and volunteers recently attended the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s (SGO) Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, held March 19-22, 2016 in San Diego…

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Highlights from the March 2016 Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer

By: Annie Ellis, Ovarian Cancer Survivor and Research Advocate Women’s cancer specialists from all over the world convened in San Diego in March to hear about the latest developments in women’s cancer research…

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Research Updates from SGO Annual Meeting

OCRFA staff and volunteers recently attended the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s (SGO) Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, held March 19-22, 2016 in San Diego…

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OCRFA Co-authors Paper on Educating about Hereditary Risk Across Cancer Types

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance today announced the online publication of a collaborative best practices paper entitled, “Understanding Hereditary Cancer in the Era of Multi-Gene Panel Testing…

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Study Defines Characteristics of Long-Term Ovarian Cancer Survivors

(March 22, 2016) A new article in Gynecologic Oncology describes clinical features—some surprising—found in women surviving high-grade serous carcinoma for ten or more years…

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Q&A with OCRFA Grantee Jill Madden, Ph.D.

Q&A with Jill Madden, PhD University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc. 2016 Ann Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award   OCRFA: Tell me about yourself…

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The Institute of Medicine Reports on Ovarian Cancer

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released a report commissioned by Congress, Ovarian Cancers: Evolving Paradigms in Research and Care. The report provides an in-depth look at the state of ovarian cancer in the United States…

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The Institute of Medicine Reports on Ovarian Cancer

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released a report commissioned by Congress, Ovarian Cancers: Evolving Paradigms in Research and Care. The report provides an in-depth look at the state of ovarian cancer in the United States…

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Dose-dense Weekly Paclitaxel Does Not Increase PFS

(March 3, 2016) In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine this week, researchers report that a dose-dense weekly paclitaxel regimen failed to improve progression-free survival in advanced ovarian cancer versus a conventional…

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Clinical Trial Highlight: Long-Term Survivor Study

Official Trial Name:  The Genomic, Epigenomic, and Psychosocial Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of Ovarian Cancer – Recruitment…

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OCRF Research Illuminates Origins of PPM1D Mutations in Ovarian Cancer Patients

(February 24, 2016) Research led by Dr…

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Research News: Talcum Powder

The 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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