Research News

2015 OCRF Requests for Proposals Now Available

(April 1, 2014)  Ovarian Cancer Research Fund is now accepting Letters of Intent for its three research grant programs.  Letters of Intent must be submitted by May 6, 2014 at 5:00pm ET. Click here for complete application information.  MORE

Gene Mutation Causes Rare Ovarian Cancer

(March 25, 2014) In what is being hailed as a major discovery, findings published this week indicate that researchers have discovered a gene mutation that causes Small Cell Carcinoma of the Ovary, Hypercalcemic type. OCRF Scientific Advisory Committee member, and former grantee, Douglas A. Levine, MD,... 

SGO Position Statement on Genetic Testing for Gynecologic Cancer

(March 20, 2014) The Society for Gynecologic Oncology has released a statement on the use of genetic testing for women with gynecologic cancer. The statement says that women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, and peritoneal cancers should receive genetic counseling and consider genetic...