Research News

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... 

New Stand Up To Cancer Ovarian Cancer Dream Team Announced

Ovarian Cancer Community Joins Forces to Fight Deadliest Gynecologic Cancer A groundbreaking collaboration among three national ovarian cancer organizations was announced during the Stand Up to Cancer telecast on Friday evening, September 5th. Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF), Ovarian Cancer National... 

Statin Therapy and Improved Survival in Some Ovarian Cancer Patients

(September 2, 2014) New research by researchers at the University of Chicago, including OCRF grantee and Scientific Advisory Committee member Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD, investigated whether statin use is associated with improved epithelial ovarian cancer (OvCa) survival.  The findings were published this...