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Art Becomes Action | OCRA Heroes

For Amber Jean Young, the loss of her mother to ovarian cancer on January 1, 2019, caused a grief so acute that it completely altered an essential part of her identity: her art…

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Toolkit

Spread the word. Make a difference…

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This Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, You Can Help

As the largest charity in the world dedicated to defeating ovarian cancer, OCRA is on the cutting edge of scientific innovation…

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Streamers Unite to Support the Cause | Heroes Highlights

Some may think video games are just for play, but these three streamers are committed to using their pastime to make a serious difference for the ovarian cancer community…

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Talking About Planned Giving

Planned giving can be an uncomfortable conversation for many; after all, it’s a conversation about what happens when we die…

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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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Innovators Who Inspire Action | Heroes Highlights

Our gratitude goes out to three OCRA Heroes who channeled their creative energy to champion our shared cause via inventive fundraising initiatives…

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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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President Biden Appoints Cancer Panel Members and Cancer Cabinet Unveils Priority Actions

The following is a statement from The White House, published on July 13, 2022. Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint Dr. Mitchel Berger, Dr. Carol Brown, and Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee to the President’s Cancer Panel…

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The Overview: July 2022

We hope everyone is enjoying some sunshine while keeping cool and hydrated…

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House Appropriations Committee Approves FY23 Increases to Ovarian Cancer Programs Funding

In a promising development for our community, the House Appropriations Committee recently approved the fiscal year 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill, which contains significant funding increases for key…

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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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