OCRF & Ovarian Cancer National Alliance are now one strong, united, inspiring voice!
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA) have led the way in advocacy, research and support for patients and their families for over 22 years. As of January 2016, we are pleased to announce we are joining together to form Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA), the largest global organization dedicated to advancing ovarian cancer research while supporting women and their families. Read the exciting news!

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OCRFA Statement on Results of GOG 252

April 11, 2016 – Many members of the ovarian cancer community have been concerned about the results of GOG 252 clinical trial, which were released last month at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. OCRFA consulted with a team of our scientific experts, and... 

Strength in Numbers: OCRF and OCNA Unite to Form OCRFA

(1/26/16) Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA) have led the way in advocacy, research and support for patients and their families for over 22 years. As of January 2016, we are pleased to announce we are joining together to form Ovarian Cancer Research Fund... 

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance and Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Announce Merger, Formation of Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance

Merger to create largest global ovarian cancer policy advocacy and research organization January 26, 2016 — Today, two of the nation’s foremost ovarian cancer policy advocacy and research organizations, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance and Ovarian Cancer Research Fund announced a merger, forming... 

Team Twedt: Taking on Ovarian Cancer, One Ironman at a Time

(12/17/15) Ask anyone who’s taken on the grueling series of events that make up an Ironman competition–a 2.4 mile swim and 112 mile bike ride, followed by a 26.2 mile run–and they might tell you that when it comes to mentally preparing for this kind of challenge, sometimes it’s easier not to... 

Under the Microscope: OCRF’s 2015 Research Progress Report

(12/14/15) | In 2015, OCRF grantees made several significant advances in the fight against ovarian cancer, including: Pinpointing two genes that trigger ovarian cancer Identifying a new therapeutic strategy for clear cell ovarian cancer Discovering how a tailored surgical approach leads to better outcomes Finding... 

Meet OCRF’s 2016 Grantees

(Nov. 17, 2015) Ovarian Cancer Research Fund has announced that $5.2 million has been awarded in scientific research grants for ovarian cancer. This brings OCRF’s total investment in research to nearly $70 million. OCRF’s 2016 grants have been awarded to eighteen top scientists at thirteen leading... 

Karp-Foley Band “Live for Hope” to Benefit OCRF

NEW from acclaimed Blues/Americana artists Peter Karp and Sue Foley! 2 CDs – Yours FREE with a $20 donation to OCRF! Checkout Selected listening samples below: OCRF and acclaimed Blues/Americana artisans The Karp-Foley Band... 

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Commemorates Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month with over $6 Million in Grants and New Initiatives

The largest private funder of ovarian cancer research awarded $6.3 million in grants while also launching new events and partnerships (September 11, 2015) –Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF), has awarded $6.3 million in grants to scientists working to cure ovarian cancer, as well as to hospitals... 

Rachel Zoe and Husband Rodger Berman to Host OCRF’s First-Ever Super Saturday Event in Las Vegas

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s Luxury Shopping Event to be held at Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian & The Palazzo and Fashion Show, September 19-20 Las Vegas, NV – Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) will bring its popular Super Saturday shopping event to Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian... 

The New York Times Publishes OCRF’s Letter to the Editor 8/12/15

(8/12/15) In response to the article “An Ovarian Cancer Treatment, Recommended Since 2006, is Found to be Underused,“ published in the Health section of The New York Times on August 3, 2015, OCRF co-wrote a Letter to the Editor along with Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, strongly encouraging...