OCRF News

Under the Microscope: OCRF’s 2012 Research Progress Report

12/11/12 | In 2012, hardworking, dedicated OCRF scientists made significant advances in the fight against ovarian cancer. Below is just a sample of some of the exciting discoveries made by OCRF-funded researchers this year. With your generous support, OCRF grantees have: Explained reduced survival... 

A Personal Connection Becomes a Professional Mission

12/04/2012 Ivan and Angels were young post-doctoral fellows when they first met at the University of California, San Diego eleven years ago. She was working on Alzheimer’s disease; he was conducting basic research studying breast cancer cells. At the time, they didn’t know that their labs... 

The New York Times Publishes OCRF’s Letter to the Editor 9/21/12

Recognizing the community’s concern about the USPSTF recommendation regarding screening for ovarian cancer in September 2012, OCRF responded by writing a New York Times Letter to the Editor to reinforce the fact that research is the key and expand our message to a much wider audience. It was... 

Standing up for Madeline

4/14/11 Noting with equal measures of amazement and pride that “Stand-up for Madeline and OCRF” will have its 10th Anniversary on May 16, John Hansbury lovingly observes that his late wife, the great comedic actress Madeline Kahn “would never do stand-up comedy. She couldn’t even tell a joke.”... 

Dave Bautista vs. Cancer

(August 3, 2010) Click here to make a donation to support much-needed ovarian cancer research in support of the Dave Bautista vs. Cancer campaign! It is not in Angie Bautista’s nature to seek the spotlight. Though she was married to former wrestler Dave Bautista for eight years, she preferred to remain...