Category Archives: Press Releases

LPGA Symetra Tour to Host Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Pro Am March 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2014   LPGA Symetra Tour to Host Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Pro Am March 27 Event Supports Ovarian Cancer Programs, Launches Joan Kidd, MD Ovarian … Continue reading 

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Press Release: Ovarian Cancer Advocates Applaud Findings on Aspirin and Risk Reduction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2014 Further Study Needed Before Clinical Recommendations Change Washington, DC—A study published yesterday by the National Institutes of Health found that women who took aspirin … Continue reading 

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Press release: Wearever and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Partner for February Fundraiser and Awareness Campaign

A Portion of Proceeds on Wearever’s Women’s Incontinence Underwear to Benefit Ovarian Cancer Awareness Contact: Liza Titchener, (919) 561-7660, liza@boltpr.com DURHAM, N.C. – Jan. 14, 2014 – The Wearever® brand, … Continue reading 

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Press Release: Cancer Advocates Debunk Huckabee’s Misleading Comments on Oral Contraceptives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2014 Washington, DC—In response to a recent speech by Mike Huckabee, in which he stated that women use oral contraceptives because they “cannot control their … Continue reading 

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Press release: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Announces Two New Board Members, Board Roster for 2014

For immediate release: January 1, 2014 Washington, DC—The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance today announced the appointment of two new members of its Board of Directors, as well as the full … Continue reading 

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Press Release: Beads for a Cause® Launches “Teal Warrior” Bead, New Partnership for Ovarian Cancer

For immediate release: September 19, 2013 For more information, contact: Lisa Leahy, Director of Social Media, lisa@beadsforacause.com September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Beads for a Cause® of Boston, MA … Continue reading 

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Press Release: New Report Offers Patient Perspectives on Ovarian Cancer Treatment, Diagnosis

Washington, DC—A new report released by the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance summarizes the experiences of 1,014 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Based on a survey conducted by the Alliance in … Continue reading 

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After Angelina: What Do You Need to Know About Ovarian and Breast Cancer Risk?

For immediate release: July 9, 2013 Experts agree: “If you or a close relative have had ovarian cancer, talk to your doctor about genetic counseling.” In the wake of Angelina … Continue reading 

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Press Release: Ovarian Cancer Advocates Praise Supreme Court Decision on Gene Patents

Ruling Will Give Women More Options to Learn About Genetic Risk Washington, DC—The Supreme Court ruled today that a company cannot patent naturally occurring genes, including isolated gene segments, overturning … 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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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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Press Release: Patient Advocacy Groups Urge States to Expand Medicaid, Ensure Coverage for Low-Income Adults

For Immediate Release: January 14, 2013 Washington, DC—The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance has partnered with ten patient advocacy organizations to launch Coverage Counts, a campaign urging state legislatures to expand … Continue reading 

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