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...