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!



Study Defines Characteristics of Long-Term Ovarian Cancer Survivors

(March 22, 2016) A new article in Gynecologic Oncology describes clinical features—some surprising—found in women surviving high-grade serous carcinoma for ten or more years. OCRF Scientific Advisory Committee member and former grantee Douglas A. Levine, MD was senior author of the paper. The study,... 

Q&A with OCRFA Grantee Jill Madden, Ph.D.

Jill Madden, PhD Q&A with Jill Madden, PhD University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc. 2016 Ann Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award   OCRFA: Tell me about yourself. Did you always want to be a scientist? Were you interested in science as a child? Jill Madden: I grew up on... 

The Institute of Medicine Reports on Ovarian Cancer

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released a report commissioned by Congress, Ovarian Cancers: Evolving Paradigms in Research and Care. The report provides an in-depth look at the state of ovarian cancer in the United States. While significant progress has been made in the fight against ovarian...