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Inspired Advice: What Would You Tell Someone Who Has a Recurrence?

Those who have faced an ovarian or gynecologic cancer diagnosis have so much to offer to others going through a similar experience – be it support, tips or friendship…

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Germ Cell Ovarian Cancer | Tracy’s #RareAware Story

Tracy lives in Alexandria, Virginia, and was diagnosed with stage IV germ cell ovarian cancer at age 27…

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Low-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer | Ingrid’s #RareAware Story

Ingrid lives in Denver, Colorado, and was diagnosed with low-grade serous ovarian cancer in 2019. What has been your frustration in having a rare form of ovarian cancer? I was diagnosed in January of 2019 with low-grade serous ovarian cancer…

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The Overview: July 2021

Sultry summer days can make anyone feel lazy and daydream of faraway places. But at OCRA, we’re working as hard as ever to fulfill our dream of a day when no one need fear an ovarian cancer diagnosis…

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OCRA’s Statement on the Introduction of HR 4412 to Reauthorize Johanna’s Law

Your Representative needs to hear from YOU…

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Does Ovarian Cancer Stop Periods?

No, ovarian cancer does not stop your period in and of itself. It is still possible to menstruate with the presence of the disease in your body…

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Oral Contraceptives Associated with Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk in BRCA Mutation Carriers

A study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology provides new insight into previously established research that oral contraceptive use is connected to lower ovarian cancer risk in the general population, by more closely…

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Retiform Sertoli-Leydig Cell Ovarian Cancer | Janice’s #RareAware Story

Janice lives in NW Pennsylvania, and was diagnosed in 1997, at age 34, with stage II retiform sertoli-leydig cell ovarian cancer with mucinous heterologous elements…

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Granulosa Cell Tumor | Sally’s #RareAware Story

Sally lives in Mechanicsville, VA, and was diagnosed with a granulosa cell tumor…

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Small Cell Carcinoma of the Ovary, Hypercalcemic Type | Anne’s #RareAware Story

Anne lives in Morton, PA, and was diagnosed with small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type…

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Granulosa Cell Tumor | Karien’s #RareAware Story

Karien lives in Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia and was diagnosed with a granulosa cell tumor. What has been your frustration in having a rare form of ovarian cancer? No doctors or surgeons knowing of my diagnosis, no research into it…

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Granulosa Cell Tumor | Christine’s #RareAware Story

Christine lives in Atlanta, GA, and was diagnosed with a granulosa cell tumor…

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