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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!


OCRF Research Finds New Factor in Ovarian Cancer Development

Yin Wang, PhD

Yin Wang, PhD (Mayo Clinic)


(January 30, 2014)  OCRF grantee Yin Wang, PhD, led research which found that PKC iota signaling plays an important role in ovarian cancer development. The research, which was published in Molecular Cancer Research, also found that Auranofin,  a small molecular compound, shows potential for treating ovarian cancer.

The research study was funded in part by an Ann Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award to Dr. Wang, who was the lead author of the study.

Click here to read the abstract.