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OCRF Research Finds microRNA Regulates Cancer Stem Cells

11/08/2010 OCRF Grantee Lin Zhang, MD  Research has provided strong support for the ovarian cancer stem cell hypothesis, which proposes that a rare subpopulation of tumor cells—cancer stem cells– have the unique ability to initiate and…

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Understanding Ovarian Cancer: Part One of OCRF’s Educational Series

  09/28/2010 View a seven-part series about ovarian cancer, brought to you by the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.The series is narrated by Douglas A. Levine, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  Dr…

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OCRF Statement on OVA1

Some of you may have recently seen articles in the newspaper or on TV about a test called OVA1…

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Meet OCRF's Newest Grantees

01/29/2010 Each year, OCRF awards millions of dollars in grants to researchers who are working to beat ovarian cancer.  Our two newest grantees, Dr. Lin Zhang and Dr…

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SGO's Statement on Use of CA125 for Monitoring Ovarian Cancer

06/08/2009 Last weekend a European study regarding the use of CA 125 testing in ovarian cancer patients was presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO) Annual Meeting…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Announces New Research Grant Recipients

03/17/2009 Today, the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) announced its most recent research grant recipients…

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OCRF News OCRF and GCF Fund Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Study

On February 5, 2009, OCRF, in partnership with the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF), announced that Barbara Goff, M.D…

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Anil Sood, MD, Featured in Wall Street Journal

Anil Sood, MD, Principal Investigator of the MD Anderson Cancer Center Program Project Development Grant, is featured in the December 17 Wall Street Journal article "Cancer Study Explores Role of 2 Proteins…

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OCRF Partners with GCF to Continue Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Research

OCRF Partners with GCF to Continue Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Research Gynecologic Cancer Foundation Bulletin Summer 2008&hellip…

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NYTimes Headlines Ovarian Cancer Symptom Study

On June 13, 2007, the New York Times published the article “Symptoms Found for Early Check on Ovary Cancer”…

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