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Cancer Survivors Need Long Term Care

A new article explores the long term effects of cancer care, and the unique needs of survivors. With 18 million cancer survivors expected to be alive in the United States by 2022, this follow up care is important…

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Partner Member Profile: The Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired by Robin Babbini

Like many Partner Members of the Alliance, the Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired by Robin Babbini was founded in memory of a particular woman with ovarian cancer. What sets Robin apart is her age at diagnosis: 17…

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PARP Inhibitor Olaparib Increases Progression Free Survival

05/29/2012 In an abstract that will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago this weekend, researchers report that in patients with platinum-sensitive recurrent serous ovarian cancer, olaparib plus…

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Obesity Does Not Increase Risk for Ovarian Cancer Recurrence

05/29/2012 Research that will be presented at the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting June 1-5th suggests that obesity did not affect recurrence, time to recurrence, or progression-free survival in women with epithelial ovarian cancer…

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Removing Fallopian Tubes Reduces Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Based on data showing that removing a woman’s fallopian tubes removes her risk of developing ovarian cancer, doctors are now urging women who are having their tubes tied to have them removed, instead…

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RedCannon Security, Inc. and Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) launch “Support Ovarian Cancer Research, Prevent Application Downtime” 90-day fundraiser campaign!!

FREMONT, CA AND NEW YORK, NY – May 8, 2012 – RedCannon Security, Inc…

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Partner Member Profile: Ovarian Cancer Together

In November 2006, Kay Kerbyson was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. A young mother of twins, Kay lived with her family in the small town of Los Alamos, New Mexico. She had to travel 100 miles to Albuquerque for her treatments…

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Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Submits Comments to Government Regarding Ovarian Cancer Screening

Posted by Cara on May 1, 2012 The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance submitted the following comments in response to the United States Preventive Service Task Force request for comments on draft recommendations for ovarian cancer screening…

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DNA Repair Genes May be a Predictor of Ovarian Cancer Survival

04/30/2012   Research published this month in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that DNA repair genes may be a predictor of ovarian cancer survival…

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Increased BMI and Height Tied to Ovarian Cancer Risk

04/16/2012 Research reported in the journal PLoS Medicine finds that a woman’s Body Mass Index (BMI) and height are both tied to her risk for ovarian cancer…

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Draft USPSTF Statement Recommends Against Ovarian Cancer Screening

04/11/2012   In a draft statement released April 11, 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) again stated that screening average-risk women for ovarian cancer does more harm than good…

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Updates from the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Meeting

04/03/2012 Members of OCRF’s senior staff and Scientific Advisory Committee recently attended the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in Austin, TX…

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