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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

  • FDA Approves New Indication and Formulation for Olaparib 08/21/2017
    (August 21, 2017) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to olaparib tablets (Lynparza, AstraZeneca) for use as maintenance therapy for women with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who have achieved a complete or partial response to platinum-based chemotherapy. This is not only a new indication for… […]
    Sarah DeFeo
  • Age When Giving Birth and Oral Contraceptives Influence One’s Risk of Ovarian Cancer 08/09/2017
    (August 9, 2017) The International Journal of Cancer recently published an article on preliminary findings for two factors that influence one’s risk of ovarian cancer, namely the age at which a woman gives birth and the age at which she starts using oral contraceptives. The authors, including Celeste Leigh Pearce, PhD of OCRFA’s Scientific Advisory… […]
    Emily Hickey

South Carolina Ovarian Cancer Foundation