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We are dedicated to improving the health of women through education on the warning signs of ovarian cancer, support of those diagnosed with the disease and promotion of ovarian cancer research.

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Ovarian cancer is difficult to detect, especially in the early stages. Do you know the signs?

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RSS Recent News from Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance

  • The Positive Impact of Cognitive Behavior Therapy on Fear of Cancer Recurrence 05/22/2017
    (May 22, 2017) A recent study from the Netherlands found that a combination of cognitive behavior therapies had a positive effect on FCR, or Fear of Cancer Recurrence. Eighty-eight cancer survivors, including breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers, were divided into either a control group, which received usual care, or the therapy group. The participants that received… […]
    Emily Hickey
  • OCRFA Funded Study Determines the Importance of Tumor Antigen 05/02/2017
    (May 2, 2017) A study, published in Gynecologic Oncology, revealed the importance of tumor antigen NY-ESO-1 for ovarian cancer patients. This tumor antigen, although not normally found in healthy cells, is very prevalent in tumors such as epithelial ovarian cancers. Over the course of the 14 year study, Roswell Park tested 1,000 ovarian cancer patients… […]
    Emily Hickey

South Carolina Ovarian Cancer Foundation