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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

  • Big Strides Made in Identifying More BRCA1 Mutations 09/19/2018
    (September 19, 2018) Researchers at the University of Washington recently made a breakthrough in identifying and confirming variants of the BRCA1 mutation, a gene mutation that increases a woman’s risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Although the most common BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations are already known to increase risk, there are thousands of variants of… […]
  • Exploring the Importance of Glycogen in Cancer Metastasis 09/14/2018
    (September 14, 2018) A study published in Cell Metabolism explores the use of glycogen by ovarian cancer tumor cells, specifically in an area where metastasis happens quickly, the omentum. The omentum, or fatty tissue in the abdomen, is used by the cancer cells for the energy-heavy fat cells to grow. Once that energy source is… […]

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