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!


1999 Individual Investigator Grant Recipient – Farr Nezhat

Farr Nezhat, M.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Comparative Immunohistochemical and in Situ DNA Hybridization Studies of Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer


Dr. Farr Nezhat is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and very active in the research and instruction of new and innovative surgical techniques in the field. Along with his brothers, he has taught literally thousands of other physicians the techniques that have been developed in their practice. He is currently a Clinical Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York.

Dr. Nezhat is a pioneering leader in applying minimal access surgery to pelvic gynecologic pathologies. He is nationally and internationally known for his research, teaching, and clinical contributions to the field of gynecologic and pelvic surgery.

In addition to authoring more than 100 scientific articles and over 40 book chapters, Dr. Nezhat is co-author of two textbooks that detail his techniques. He serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscsopic Surgeons and is the past President of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons for year 2002.

Dr. Nezhat is currently a full time faculty member of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology and Director of Gynecologic Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mount Sinai School