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#30DaysofTeal: Day 20

By: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Source: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Date: September 23, 2016
We are so excited to announce that Kiehl’s will be donating $25,000 to OCRFA during September. We are thankful for their continued support of the ovarian cancer community and commitment to change the future of ovarian cancer! #30DaysofTeal Visit Kiehl’s LifeRide for OCRFA in Los Angeles! for event details. The post #30DaysofTeal: Day 20 appeared first on Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

Research Round-Up: 11th Biennial Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium September 12-13, 2014 in Seattle, Washington

By: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Source: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Date: September 21, 2016
By Annie Ellis Ovarian Cancer survivor and advocate, OCRFA Scientific Advisory Committee Member The Biennial Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium is presented by the Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research. The goal of the Symposium is to bring together clinicians and researchers from across many disciplines and institutions worldwide in […]

Report from the Biennial Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium

By: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Source: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Date: September 21, 2016
Research Advocate, Annie Ellis, recently attended the Biennial Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium presented by the Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research. Read her report here, check out a poster on Beyond RECIST 1.1 and a poster on MAGENTA-Making Genetic Testing More Accessible.   The post Report from the Biennial Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium appeared first on Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

#30DaysofTeal: Day 19

By: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Source: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Date: September 19, 2016
Let’s take a minute today to thank our doctors, our nurses, and all of our medical professionals who help us and our loved ones with ovarian cancer. The ovarian community salutes these amazing people working on the front lines every day. #30DaysofTeal Today’s post is sponsored by Immunogen The post #30DaysofTeal: Day 19 appeared first on Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

#30DaysofTeal: Day 18

By: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Source: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Date: September 19, 2016
Are you ready to look for a clinical trial? OCRFA offers two great resources: EmergingMed and Cure Forward. EmergingMed provides a comprehensive yet simplified system for women to find and link to clinical trial options for ovarian cancer. Cure Forward provides access to clinical trials and targeted treatment options, and can help you understand precision […] The post #30DaysofTeal: Day 18 appeared first on Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

#30DaysofTeal: Day 17

By: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Source: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Date: September 19, 2016
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Teal Plane Joins the Wheels Up Pink Plane NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Wheels Up Founder and CEO Kenny Dichter today announced the launch of WHEELS UP CARES, a philanthropic initiative to raise awareness and funds for a cause important to the Company, and its members. Through the WHEELS UP CARES program, a […]

2016 Woman to Woman Grantees Announced

By: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Source: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Date: September 13, 2016
Learn more about this year's grant recipients and find the location closest to you.

Oral Contraceptives Play Role in Decline of Deaths from Ovarian Cancer

By: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Source: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Date: September 12, 2016
(September 12, 2016) The European Society of Medical Oncology published a study last week that indicated the reasons for a decrease in deaths from ovarian cancer in both young women and post-menopausal women. From 2002 to 2012, death rates fell by 10% in the European Union and by 16% in the United States, in large […]

Study Reveals Potential Importance of Studying Cell Lineage

By: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Source: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Date: September 9, 2016
(September 9, 2016) Nature Communications recently published a study that used proteomics, or the study of proteins, to identify the lineage of 26 different ovarian cancer cell lines. Identifying where the cell lines originate can help us categorize a full spectrum of tumors and lead us to understand how and why they behave the way […]

 

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