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The Overview: February 2022

This may be a short month, but it’s not short on all the many ways to get involved. In the meantime, we hope you feel the Valentine love from all of us at OCRA. ADVOCACY Spring Advocacy Day is right around the corner, March 7th – 8th…

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New Research Shows Cervical Cells May Hold Key to Predicting Ovarian Cancer Risk

Cervical cell samples that are routinely collected as part of Pap smears may hold promise for predicting the risk of ovarian and other cancers, according to recent findings published as two separate papers in Nature — one focused on…

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Our Community Needs YOU | Heroes Highlights

The ovarian cancer community is counting on a hero… and that OCRA Hero could be you!  If you’re looking to do good in 2022, it can be as simple (and fun!) as turning your favorite activity into a fundraiser…

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Study Finds Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Safe and Effective for Gynecologic Oncology Patients

A prospective cohort study recently published on Vaccines set out to determine the safety and effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for gynecologic cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment around the time of their…

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PARP Inhibitors and Ovarian Cancer

Over the past decade, a new class of drugs called PARP inhibitors have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in ovarian cancer…

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The Overview | January 2022

Happy new year! While the temperatures may be chilly for many of us, we hope everyone is keeping warm with renewed hope for a year of progress toward our mission, and a strong sense of community…

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OCRA Awards Two Ovarian Cancer Research Prizes

OCRA is pleased to announce the recipients of two research prizes, selected by members of our Scientific Advisory Committee for their notable contributions to the field of ovarian cancer research and commitment to future discoveries. Dr…

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Commitments to Make in the New Year That Support OCRA

It’s a new year, and there’s no better time to commit to simple actions that can make a big impact! So simple, that they take between one minute and half an hour to complete. Set OCRA as your AmazonSmile charity of choice…

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OCRA-Funded Research Points to Potential for Predicting Ovarian Cancer

New study findings not only reveal where the most common ovarian cancer subtype originates in certain patients, but also point to the future possibility of being able to predict who will get the disease…

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Acupuncture for Pain Management

Finding ways to minimize the pain caused by ovarian cancer can have a major impact on maximizing the quality of life for those dealing with this illness…

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Even More Ways to Stay Connected and Get Support

OCRA is pleased to announce the offering of an additional four groups to our Staying Connected online support group series…

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Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (HBOC)

Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome, known as HBOC, refers to a predisposition to develop cancer that is passed down through the generations of a family. HBOC is inherited in the form of a harmful mutation, or change, in a gene…

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