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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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Know the Signs

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 2018 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 05/18/2018
    (May 18, 2018) Just last month, three of OCRFA’s research advocates attended the 5 day AACR meeting in Chicago, Illinois to learn about new therapies and innovative technology, stay up to date on current projects, and attend lectures from ovarian cancer researchers such as Dr. Anil Sood of MD Anderson and Dr. Dineo Khabele of… […]
    Emily Hickey
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy After Oophorectomy Is Not Shown to Increase Risk of Breast Cancer in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers 05/04/2018
    (May 4, 2018) JAMA Oncology recently published a study that looked at the risk of breast cancer in BRCA1 carriers who underwent a prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, a surgery that removes both ovaries before any sign of disease, followed by hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Eight hundred and seventy two women were followed for around 7.5 years… […]
    Emily Hickey

South Carolina Ovarian Cancer Foundation