OCRFA Research Finds New Gene Mutation Spurs Cancer Growth

An OCRFA funded study, published on January 13, 2017 in Oncotarget, sheds light on EMSY, a gene that researchers at New York University Langone Medical Center now understand to have a role similar to those of BRCA1 and BRCA2. BRCA1 and BRCA2 are well known genes that, when working, help with DNA damage repair, which […]

Hormone Therapy Improves Survival of Low Grade Serous Carcinoma Patients

A team from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, including OCRFA Scientific Advisory Committee Member Dr. Robert Coleman, published a study in Journal of Clinical Oncology about the effect of hormonal therapy on a rare type of ovarian cancer. The use of hormone maintenance therapy (HMT) with low-grade serous carcinoma (LGSC), a subtype of […]