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Report from the American Association of Cancer Researchers Meeting

Ovarian cancer survivor Susan Leighton reports on her experience at the American Association of Cancer Researchers meeting, which took place in April 2013. For the second year in a row … Continue reading 

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Join Us in New York City on May 4 to Raise Funds for Survivors Teaching Students

In just a few weeks, our CEO Calaneet Balas will be running through Central Park as part of the 16th Annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women. Over the years, this … Continue reading 

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Report from the Society of Gynecologic Oncology 2013 Annual Meeting

At this year’s Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) Annual Meeting, numerous presentations and posters explored issues related to ovarian cancer, some of which are summarized below. This year’s SGO Annual … Continue reading 

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Partner Member Profile: Ovarian Cancer Alliance of San Diego

Ovarian cancer survivor Peg Ford first heard about our Survivors Teaching Students: Saving Women’s Lives® (STS) program while searching for a support group in her hometown of San Diego, California. … Continue reading 

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Scholarships Available for Annual Conference; Apply by April 15

Our Annual Conference is an unforgettable experience for everyone whose life has been touched by ovarian cancer: survivors, caregivers, family members and health providers. To help make this meeting available … Continue reading 

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Join us March 27 for an Exclusive Webinar: Fundraising Tips and Tricks

Each year, the EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women raises funds to support our Survivors Teaching Students® program. As a beneficiary, the Alliance receives funds from this event that allow us … Continue reading 

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Registration Now Open for 16th Annual Conference

Our Annual Conference is a highlight of the year for everyone on our staff. We’ve made some big changes to our program this year–based on feedback from nearly 500 people … Continue reading 

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Our CEO Calaneet Balas Testifies Before Congress on Ovarian Cancer

Calaneet Balas, our Chief Executive Officer, testified before the House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies on Wednesday, March 13. Her remarks touched on the … Continue reading 

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Press Release: Cancer Groups Praise Coverage of Genetic Counseling and Testing Under Affordable Care Act, Urge Coverage of Other Vital Services

For immediate release: February 28, 2013 Washington, DC—The federal government recently released regulations that clarify which preventive services will be covered under the Affordable Care Act without cost sharing for … Continue reading 

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Partner Member Profile: “You’ll Never Walk Alone”

Michele Robinson came up with the idea for her cancer support group, “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” during her first chemotherapy treatment for ovarian cancer in November 2004. “I was looking … Continue reading 

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Press release: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Announces Three New Board Members, Board Roster for 2013

Washington, DC—The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance today announced the appointment of three new members of its Board of Directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members … Continue reading 

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Partner Member Profile: The Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program, at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the nation’s preeminent hospitals for cancer care. Located in Houston, Texas, MD Anderson’s Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program was … Continue reading 

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