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OCRF Research Finds Metastasis Promoted by Mesothelial Cells

Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD A new study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation indicates that mesothelial cells actively promote the spread of ovarian cancer. Using a three dimensional culture model of ovarian cancer metastasis, OCRF grantee and Scientific Advisory Committee Member Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD,... 

Ovarian Cancer Dream Team Call for Ideas Now Open

The American Association for Cancer Research is now accepting submissions of ideas for the new Stand Up To Cancer Ovarian Cancer Translational Research Dream Team Grant that will offer up to $6 million in research funding, which includes $3 million provided by the leading funder, OCRF. The Stand Up... 

New Study Shows No Association between Powder Use and Ovarian Cancer

(September 12, 2014) A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute this month suggests that use of perineal powder does not influence ovarian cancer risk. In the past, some studies have suggested that there is an increased risk of ovarian cancer among talc users.  In this new...