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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

  • White Blood Cells Found in High Grade Ovarian Cancer May Point to Survival Outcomes 10/20/2017
    (October 20, 2017) An international, large scale study may have found a link between high-grade ovarian cancer and a type of white blood cell known as a tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte. Recently published in JAMA Oncology, the article from the Ovarian Tumor Tissue Analysis Consortium discussed the study, which involved about 5,500 patients, 3,196 of whom had… […]
    Emily Hickey
  • OCRFA Funded Study Discovers 3 Key Genes in Prevention and Treatment of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Tumors 10/19/2017
    BRCA1 and BRCA2 are among the most frequently mutated genes in ovarian cancer. Studies conducted in the past two decades have shown that BRCA1 and BRCA2 play an essential role in protecting DNA from lesions that can lead to tumor formation. However, the factors that cause DNA lesions in BRCA1- and BRCA2-deficient cells have, until… […]
    Emily Hickey

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