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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 Mechanism Underlying Ovarian Cancer Development 11/22/2017
    (November 22, 2017) A recent paper published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation reports that a subset of ovarian cancers reduce the expression of a critical gene involved in recycling the cells’ proteins, known as ubiquitin B (UBB). Silencing the expression of a closely related gene, also in the ubiquitin family, that performs an identical… […]
    Emily Hickey
  • New Research Indicates that High Grade Serous Ovarian Carcinomas Originate in the Fallopian Tubes 10/30/2017
    (October 30, 2017) Until recently, it was thought that high-grade serous ovarian carcinomas (HGSOCs) arose from the ovarian surface epithelium, but recent data from two studies published in Nature Communications suggest that all high grade serous ovarian cancers do in fact originate in the fallopian tube. These findings have implications for ovarian cancer detection and… […]
    Emily Hickey

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