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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 Project Has Breakthrough on Therapeutic Approach for Rare Ovarian Cancer 07/27/2017
    (July 27, 2017) Earlier this week, in Nature Cell Biology, researchers at The Wistar Institute published their findings about a few strategy to treat clear cell carcinoma. Clear cell is a rare form of ovarian cancer that does not usually respond well to platinum-based chemotherapy, which leaves patients with few options. In most cases of… […]
    Emily Hickey
  • USPSTF Does Not Recommend Ovarian Cancer Screening for General Population 07/19/2017
    (July 19, 2017) The United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has once again recommended against screening for ovarian cancer in asymptomatic, average risk women. The draft statement, which was published on July 18th, does not apply to women who are positive for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations, who have a higher risk of developing… […]
    Emily Hickey

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