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!

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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... 

Dose-dense Weekly Paclitaxel Does Not Increase PFS

(March 3, 2016) In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine this week, researchers report that a dose-dense weekly paclitaxel regimen failed to improve progression-free survival in advanced ovarian cancer versus a conventional regimen and optional bevacizumab (Avastin). Patients treated... 

What You Need to Know About Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

(February 24, 2016) Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance provides information based on medical research and best practices. Research regarding a connection between the use of talcum powder and increased ovarian cancer risk is inconclusive. The verdict of a recent trial regarding talcum powder will not...