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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

  • OCRFA Funded Research Identifies Biomarker Linked to HGSOC Treatment and Survival Outcomes 09/21/2018
    (September 21, 2018) In an international collaboration funded in part by OCRFA, published recently in Cell, researchers used proteomics, the large-scale study of proteins, to identify an important indicator for treatment and disease-free survival in patients with high grade serous ovarian cancer. The biomarker, known as CT45, is associated with better response to chemotherapy and… […]
  • 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… […]

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