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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

  • Simple Cysts Found by Ultrasound Don’t Require Action 11/16/2018
    (November 16, 2018) JAMA Internal Medicine recently published an eleven year study of over 72,000 women that found having a simple ovarian cyst does not increase one’s risk of ovarian cancer. The incidence of ovarian cancer in all age groups in the study was similar to women with normal ovaries. While simple cysts do not… […]
  • For Some, Statin Use Can Decrease the Risk of Ovarian Cancer 11/13/2018
    (November 13, 2018) The International Journal of Cancer recently published a study that explored the use of statins, which reduces one’s lipids, and their effect on ovarian cancer risk. After comparing a group of 2,040 women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian cancer to a group of 2,100 women without the disease, it was found that statins… […]

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