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Study Shows 1 in 5 Women with Ovarian Cancer has Inherited Predisposition

(January 31, 2014)  A new study conservatively estimates that one in five women with ovarian cancer has inherited genetic mutations that increase the risk of the disease, according to research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.  Most women in the study would have been unaware... 

OCRF Research Finds New Factor in Ovarian Cancer Development

Yin Wang, PhD (Mayo Clinic)   (January 30, 2014)  OCRF grantee Yin Wang, PhD, led research which found that PKC iota signaling plays an important role in ovarian cancer development. The research, which was published in Molecular Cancer Research, also found that Auranofin,  a small molecular compound,... 

2014 Ovarian Cancer Statistics

(January 22, 2014) Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths that will occur in the United States in the current year and compiles the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival. Incidence data were collected by the National Cancer...