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Partner Member Profile: Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Florida

In November of 1997, ovarian cancer survivor Bonnie Donihi heard about a group gathering in New York to form a national ovarian cancer organization…

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The Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act: March 28 Arguments

Yesterday’s arguments were divided into two sections: (1) can the requirement that most Americans carry insurance be separated from the rest of the law and (2) is the Medicaid expansion unconstitutional? The requirement that most Americans have…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Welcomes Two New Directors to its Board

Mara Sandler and Brooke Goodman Cohen join nonprofit organization’s Board, each with a special mission New York, NY March 28, 2012 — Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) welcomes Mara Sandler and Brooke Goodman Cohen to its Board of Directors…

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The Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act: March 27 Arguments

Today, the Supreme Court heard two hours of arguments about the constitutionality of the requirement in the health reform law that most people have insurance…

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The Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act: March 26 Arguments

This morning the Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments related to the timing of the health reform case. The Affordable Care Act includes a provision that requires most individuals to carry health insurance…

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The Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act: What You Need to Know

Next week, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear arguments about the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), a.k.a. “health reform…

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OCRF Invited to Participate in Important New National Research Initiative

03/06/2012   The U.S…

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Partner Member Profile: Capitol Ovarian Cancer Organization

Beverly Van Houten’s sister died from ovarian cancer in 2005, just six months after her diagnosis at stage IV. Capitol Ovarian Cancer Organization (COCO) was founded in August of 2007…

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OCRF Research Defines Association Between Ovarian Cancer and Endometriosis

02/22/2012   Research by a team of scientists funded by OCRF has shown that there is an association between invasive ovarian cancer and endometriosis.  The research was reported on February 22nd in Lancet Oncology…

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OCRF Research Explains High Platelets and Reduced Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients

02/17/2012 An international team of researchers led by OCRF grantee Anil Sood, MD has found that elevated platelet levels in ovarian cancer patients fuel tumor growth and reduce survival…

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OCRF Research Provides Further Evidence that Ovarian Cancer Originates in Fallopian Tube

02/16/2012   Work funded by Ovarian Cancer Research Fund has shown that the high-grade serous ovarian cancer arises in the fallopian tube of mice that lack two specific genes…

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Partner Member Profile: St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness

2012 marks the 10th anniversary of St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness (SLOCA), a Partner Member dedicated to raising awareness, funding ovarian cancer research and supporting women with the disease in the greater St. Louis area…

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