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Dr. Barbara Goff on the Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Study

Dr. Barbara Goff was recently interviewed by OCRF's CEO Elizabeth Howard about her work on her ovarian cancer symptoms study…

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Dr. Andrew Berchuck, Chair of OCRF’s Scientific Advisory Committee, discusses the role of genetics in ovarian cancer

This is the first in a series of interviews conducted by OCRF's Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth Howard…

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Dr. Conejo-Garcia, Assistant Professor of the Departments of Microbiology and Immunonology, and of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

He was interviewed on May 26, 2009, by OCRF's Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth Howard…

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Dr. Alpa Nick of MD Anderson Cancer Center is the Recipient of the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation’s Ann Schreiber Award, which is funded by OCRF

She was interviewed by OCRF's CEO Elizabeth Howard on June 2nd…

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Dr. Molly Brewer on Ovarian Cancer and Stem Cells

She spoke with OCRF's CEO, Elizabeth Howard, about stem cell research and ovarian cancer…

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Exposure to Sunlight May Reduce the Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A study of 3,000 women found that those expose to more ultraviolet radiation had a decreased risk of ovarian cancer and an increased risk of borderline tumors…

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OCRF Research Shows Targeting Notch Pathway Helps Overcome Platinum Resistance

10/04/2012 OCRF Grantee Daniela Dinulescu, PhD Research funded by OCRF and published in the Sept…

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Intake Question Related to Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Can Help Women Get Diagnosed Sooner

According to a study done by the Fred Hutchison Cancer Cancer, a quick three-question survey as part of patient intake can help women with the symptoms of ovarian cancer be diagnosed with the disease sooner…

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New Study Finds Link Between Breast, Ovarian Cancers

09/25/2012 In a new study of 825 women published in the prestigious journal Nature, members of The Cancer Genome Atlas Network identified four major biological subtypes of breast cancer:  luminal A, luminal B, HER2 “enriched,” and basal-like…

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Regular Exercise and Yoga Increase Quality of Life

09/25/2012 Research published in the Oct…

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Fertility Sparing Surgery Recommended by Study

A study of 240 patients with ovarian cancer concluded that young women with early stage disease be provided the option of fertility sparing surgery, rather than aggressive debulking…

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USPSTF Recommends Against Routine Screening For Ovarian Cancer

09/11/2012 Confirming the position taken in draft guidelines released in April, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that women do not routinely get screened for ovarian cancer if they are not at high risk for the disease…

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