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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!


NCCN Releases Updated Guidelines for Ovarian Cancer Patients

The National Comprehensive Care Network has released updated guidelines for patients with ovarian cancer.

The “NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Ovarian Cancer” is a high-quality resource for patients and caregivers in the process of treatment planning.  The 2013 version been updated to reflect the content of the 2013 Version of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for Ovarian Cancer (which are treatment guidelines developed for clinicians).  They include NCCN’s most recent treatment recommendations for each stage of epithelial ovarian cancer, as well as borderline ovarian cancer (low malignant potential tumor).

The NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Ovarian Cancer include descriptions of recommended tests and treatments, as well as definitions of medical terms. This resource also includes medical illustrations of anatomy, tests, and treatments that may help patients to better understand the cancer and treatment process.

NCCN is a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers that is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer. Physicians around the globe use the NCCN Guidelines™ for professionals as the standard of care.