Category Archives: Press Releases

2012.12.19 Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Congratulates Dr. Beth Karlan on Appointment to National Cancer Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 19, 2012 Beth Karlan, MD, was recently appointed to the National Cancer Advisory Board. Dr. Karlan is a member of the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance’s Scientific … Continue reading 

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Calaneet Balas Named CEO of Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2012 Washington, DC—Today the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance announced that Calaneet Balas will join the organization as Chief Executive Officer beginning October 9, 2012. Ms. … Continue reading 

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Task Force Recommendations on Ovarian Cancer Highlight Need for Research and a Detection Test, Say Advocates

Washington, DC—On September 10, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendations on ovarian cancer screening. Based on current medical evidence, a committee of experts advised that … Continue reading 

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2012.8.29 Cancer Survivors, Advocates, Celebrities and Companies to Commemorate National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Washington, DC—More than 20,000 women and men are expected to wear teal on September 7 in a show of support for women with ovarian cancer throughout the United States. September … Continue reading 

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2012.7.23 GFour Productions and Menopause The Musical® announce National Partnership with the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

Washington, DC – GFour Productions, producers of the hit show Menopause The Musical® has formed a national partnership with the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance to raise awareness and to help … Continue reading 

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2012.7.9 Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Will Honor Visionary Award Winners Susan Stautberg and Carol Aghajanian, MD, at Annual Teal Gala Supporting Advocacy for Women with Ovarian Cancer

Contact: Scott Perrin, The Event Office, 212-957-9155 New York, NY—The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance will celebrate its 15th Anniversary this fall with its first Annual Teal Gala in New York … Continue reading 

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2012.6.28 Supreme Court Ruling Ensures Health Coverage for Women with Ovarian Cancer

Washington, DC—The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance responded to today’s Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act with a statement from Cara Tenenbaum, Vice President for Policy and External Affairs: … Continue reading 

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2012.6.13 New Report Ranks 50 States on Provision of Care to Women with Ovarian Cancer

Washington, DC—A report released by the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance identifies four categories essential to quality care for women with ovarian cancer, and ranks all 50 states and the District … Continue reading 

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2012.5.8 Karen Kaplan to Leave Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

Washington, DC–Since its founding 15 years ago, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance has led the ovarian cancer patient advocacy movement, spearheaded survivorship programs and convened the only public survivor conference … Continue reading 

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2012.3.5 Patient Advocates Encouraged That Ovarian Cancer Trial Will Advance, Thanks to FDA Approval to Re-Import Doxil®

Washington, DC—Endocyte, Inc. announced today that is has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to re-import supplies of Doxil® from Europe for use in the company’s PROCEED … Continue reading 

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2011.12.20 Victory for Women with Ovarian Cancer: Congress Agrees to Fund Needed Research, Education Programs for Fiscal Year 2012

Washington, DC—The omnibus appropriations bill passed by Congress on December 17 includes funding for three ovarian cancer research and education programs. The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance worked with thousands of … Continue reading 

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2011.11.21 Ovarian Cancer Advocates Support Broad Access to Oral Contraceptives as Preventive Medicine; Oppose Broadening of Religious Exemptions

Washington, DC—In July 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services adopted recommendations on services that would be covered with no co-pay for women under the Affordable Care Act, including … Continue reading 

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