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Latest News

  • Managing Recurrence: What You Need to Know (Webinar Available)

    Recurrence is in the back of every ovarian cancer survivor’s mind. In this presentation, originally broadcast on November 28, 2016, Dr. Sarah Adams provided an overview of strategies for managing recurrent ovarian cancer, discussing the goals of treatment during recurrence, typical courses of treatment, and advice on how to approach making decisions about treatment during… More

  • OCRFA Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Committee Members

    OCRFA recently welcomed four new members to the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), our world-class group of leaders in the ovarian cancer field who review and approve all OCRFA research grants. Ronald Alvarez, MD, MBA, of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Deborah Armstrong, MD, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Robert Coleman, MD, of M.D. Anderson Cancer… More

  • OCRFA Funded Research Identifies Protein Group Responsible For Senescence’s Negative Side Effects

    (Nov. 3, 2016) Senescence is the state when normal, healthy cells no longer have the ability to divide, which can occur during chemotherapy or when cancer genes within that cell are activated. Senescence can be very useful, for example, when one wants to stop cancer cells from rapidly dividing, but there can be negative side… More


Upcoming Events

  • Turn Up the Heat! Gala

    A Taste of our 12TH Annual Gala! Masters of Ceremonies Tommy McFly, Kelly Collis & Jen Richer&nd...

    February 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
  • 2017 Ovarian Cancer National Conference

    At the 2016 Ovarian Cancer National Conference, attendees heard from the country’s top researc...

    July 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm EDT
  • 20th Super Saturday New York

    OCRFA’s Super Saturday is a daylong shopping event that brings top luxury name brands in high ...

    July 29, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT