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Study Finds BRCA Mutation Boosts Ovarian Cancer Survival

01/27/2012   A large, multicenter study shows that women with ovarian cancer who have mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes have better survival rates than women who do not have such mutations…

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New Study Evaluates Usefulness of New Symptom Indices

01/24/2012 The use of symptom indices to identify patients with symptoms associated with ovarian cancer who may need further screening is increasing in both the UK and the US in an attempt to promote earlier diagnosis, but these indices may need to…

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OCRF Researchers Discover Genomic Complexity and AKT Dependence in Serous Ovarian Cancer

01/20/2012                Dr. Doug Levine and Dr…

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Meet OCRF’s 2012 Grantees

OCRF has awarded $5.4 million in grants for ovarian cancer research this year…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Awards $5.4 Million in 2012 Research Grants

OCRF receives record number of grant applications; continues to fund the best science New York, NY January 3, 2012— Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) has awarded $5.4 million in grants for ovarian cancer research this year…

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Partner Member Profile: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

In the late 1990s, Sue Friedman was diagnosed with breast cancer. She learned that she carried a mutation in the BRCA gene that made her more likely to develop both breast and ovarian cancers…

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Partner Member Profile: Ovar'Coming Together

Ovar’Coming Together has the distinction of being both a Partner Member and a founding member of the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance…

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Partner Member Profile: Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance

The Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance got its start in 1998, when 13 survivors met. “They saw that there was a lot of work being done around research and testing,” says Doug Barron, Executive Director of the group…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Announces New Board Leadership

John Hansbury and Sherry Jacobson elected Co-Presidents, Raynor Dahlquist and Bronwen Smith join Board of Directors New York, NY October 19, 2011— Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) is pleased to announce the election of Co-Presidents to its…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Announces New Board Leadership

John Hansbury and Sherry Jacobson elected Co-Presidents, Raynor Dahlquist and Bronwen Smith join Board of Directors New York, NY October 19, 2011— Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) is pleased to announce the election of Co Presidents to its…

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Partner Member Profile: Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance

In 1999, a small group of ovarian cancer survivors decided to get together to provide support for each other. The next year, they held the first walk/run in Minnesota for ovarian cancer…

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Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Launches National Expansion of Successful Support Program for Patients with Gynecologic Cancer

(New York, NY – October 4, 2011) – A unique support program that pairs women with gynecologic cancer with volunteers who have survived the disease is coming to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital…

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