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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

  • OCRA Research Shows How Cancer Cells Negatively Impact the Communication between the Ovary and Fallopian Tube 10/22/2018
    (October 22, 2018) A team at the University of Illinois at Chicago, including OCRA grantee Matthew Dean, PhD, recently discovered the role that cancer cells have on their immediate environment. The research was funded in part by OCRA. More specifically, they found evidence that ovarian cancer cells formed in the fallopian tube change how the… […]
  • Study Looks at Long-term Survival Trends in Ovarian Cancer 10/19/2018
    (October 19, 2018) A retroactive study using SEER, or Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results, looked at the trends in ovarian cancer from 1983 to 2012. In almost 3 decades, the incidence of ovarian cancer per 100,000 fell from 13.7 to 10.8 and the median survival increased from 34 months to 52 months. When this survival… […]

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