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in the news

December 18, 2013
Medical News Today
Research Backs Risk-Reduction Surgery for Ovarian Cancer

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December 9, 2013
Science Daily
Ovarian Cancer Discovery Deepens Knowledge of Survival Outcomes

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November 18, 2013
Medical News Today
Sequencing Study Underscores Difficulty of Treating Ovarian Cancer, Points to Diverse Patterns of Ovarian Cancer Evolution

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October 21, 2013
Medical News Today
Treatment of Ovarian Cancer May Be Improved by Nanotech System, Cellular Heating

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October 11, 2013
Science Daily
Targeted Treatment Plus Chemotherapy Could Benefit Women with Ovarian Cancer

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September 16, 2013
Science Daily
Women Can Lower Their Risk for Gynecologic Cancers

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August 30, 2013
WhiteHouse.gov
Presidential Proclamation—National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, 2013

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August 27, 2013
Medical News Today
Blood Test Used to Find Recurrence of Ovarian Cancer Uncovers Invasive, High-grade Disease at Curable Stage

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July 15, 2013
Science Daily
Cancer Researchers Discover How BRCA Mutation Starts Breast, Ovarian Cancers

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June 3, 2013
TheGlobeAndMail.com
Jolie Shows That Owning One's Narrative Erases Any Shame

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June 3, 2013
Reuters.com
BioMarin's Cancer Drug Success Prompts Launch of Pivotal Trial

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February 4, 2013
Medical News Today
Two-Step Immunotherapy Attacks Advanced Ovarian Cancer, Penn Medicine Researchers Report

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January 19, 2013
Medical News Today
New Method to Diagnose Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

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January 7, 2013
Science Daily
Ovarian Cancer Stem Cell Study Puts Targeted Therapies Within Reach

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December 21, 2012
Medical News Today
Scientists Find Gene Linked to Ovarian and Breast Cancer

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December 3, 2012
Newburyport News
Cancer Group Grateful for Community Support

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November 30, 2012
Science Daily
Advances in Understanding of the Mechanisms of Drug Resistance to Dual-Agent Chemotherapy in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

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October 9, 2012
Science Daily
Aspirin May Decrease Risk of Aggressive Form of Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests

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October 4, 2012
Medical News Today
New Treatment and Hope for Ovarian Cancer Patients

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September 24, 2012
Science Daily
Treating Ovarian Cancer: New Pathways Through Genetics

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September 21, 2012
Science Daily
Ovarian Cancer Screening: Simple Two-Minute Questionnaire That Checks for Six Warning Signs May Lead to Better Early Detection

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September 19, 2012
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Researchers Identify Three Subtypes of High-grade Serous Ovarian Cancer

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September 4, 2012
Science Daily
Ovarian Cancer Cells Hijack Surrounding Tissues to Enhance Tumor Growth

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August 16, 2012
Medical News Today
Cause of Chemotherapy Resistance in Ovarian Cancer Identified

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August 1, 2012
Boston.com
For Jewelry Makers Lisa Sisco and Carolyn Berluti, It's All in the Wrist

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July 10, 2012
Science Daily
First-of-Its-Kind Approach Nanomedicine Design Effectively Targets Cancer with Decreased Toxicity

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July 7, 2012
Times-Herald.com
Coweta-area Church Activities for Week of July 7

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June 26, 2012
Medical News Today
Smartphone App Improves Ovarian Tumor Database

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June 19, 2012
Introducing Kathleen Flaherty and Jennifer Caulfield Donehey's Charming New Children's Book,
An Octopus Named Mom

Download the PDF

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June 5, 2012
Sudbury Patch
Fund Raiser for Ovations for the Cure (Ovarian Cancer) in Memory of Carol Stetson

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May 30, 2012
Times-Herald.com
Kickin' High Festival Helps Fight Ovarian Cancer

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May 9, 2012
Medical News Today
The Mystery of the Missing Breast Cancer Genes

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April 16, 2012
Medical News Today
Using Genetics to Predict Chemotherapy Response

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April 13, 2012
Saint Anselm Hawks
Women's Lacrosse Set to Host "Teal the Field" Ovarian Cancer Initiative

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April 12, 2012
Boston.com
Newburyport Group Raising Awareness of Ovarian Cancer

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April 1, 2012
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Thimble Pleasures Quilt Show

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March 24, 2012
Medical News Today
Predicting Response to Platinum Chemotherapy Via Marker of DNA Damage

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March 7, 2012
Ellis Medicine
Women's Night Out > Panel Discussion: "Bringing Hope: Advances in Breast & Ovarian Cancer Research"
Click on the Panel Discussion tab to see an informative and inspiring panel discussion—"Bringing Hope: Advances in Breast & Ovarian Cancer Research" featuring Ursula A. Matulonis, M.D., Ovations' Medical Director.

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March 1, 2012
Did you know? March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the UK.

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February 23, 2012
Medical News Today
A Breakthrough in Understanding the Biology and Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

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February 22, 2012
Medical News Today
First Model of Aggressive Ovarian Cancer Demonstrates Immune System's Active Role in Tumor Progression

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February 15, 2012
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Researchers Identify New Subtype of Ovarian Cancer May Be Vulnerable to Anti-Angiogenic Drugs
The study was supported in part by the Madeline Franchi Ovarian Cancer Research Fund at Dana-Farber.

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January 24, 2012
Science Daily
Women with Certain Type of Ovarian Cancer and BRCA Gene Mutation Have Improved Survival at 5 Years

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January 16, 2012
Medical News Today
In Ovarian Cancer, Faulty Proteins May Prove Significant in Identifying New Treatments

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2011 News

December 25, 2011
Medical News Today
Roche's Avastin Receives EU Approval for Ovarian Cancer

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December 7, 2011
Science Daily
Drug Duo Kills Chemotherapy-Resistant Ovarian Cancer Cells, Researchers Find

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November 16, 2011
Science Daily
Discovery May Help Fight Late-Stage Ovarian Cancer

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November 9, 2011
Medical News Today
Vaccine for Metastatic Breast, Ovarian Cancer Shows Promise

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October 27, 2011
Medical News Today
IVF May Be Tied to Ovarian Tumors Later in Life

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October 12, 2011
Science Daily
Ovarian Cancer Patients Survive Longer with BRCA2 Mutated in Tumors, Study Finds

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September 30, 2011
Lexington Patch
Volley for Molly Tips Off Tonight in Lexington (PHOTOS)

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September 26, 2011
Medical News Today
Finding of Gene Fusion in Ovarian Cancer Could Help Understanding of How Deadly Tumors Develop and Spread

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September 28, 2011
DailyBreeze.com
Three Women Affected by Ovarian Cancer Go Online to Spread the Word

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September 24, 2011
WickedLocal.com
Lexington High Volleyball Preparing for League Play, Volley for Molly

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September 23, 2011
Boston.com
Lexington High Holding Volley for Molly Fundraiser

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September 8, 2011
Boston.com
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Program in Newburyport

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September 2, 2011
NewburyportNews.com
Port Group Strives to Raise Awareness of Cancer

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September 1, 2011
The White House
Presidential Proclamation--National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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August 24, 2011
ColonialTimesMagazine.com
Volley for Molly

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August 19, 2011
Pleasantville-BriarcliffManorPatch.com
Arc of Westchester Softball Team Wins Mt. Pleasant Title

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August 8, 2011
NatickPatch.com
Nonprofits Provide Healthy Meals for Ovarian Cancer Patients

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August 2, 2011
WickedLocal.com
Lexington High Volleyball's 'Volley for Molly' Returns Sept. 30

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July 31, 2011
MassNonProfit.org
Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Gets Food Program Grant

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July 25, 2011
ESPN Boston
Lexington Brings Back Volley for Molly

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July 23, 2011
BostonHerald.com
Volleyball for a Cause

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July 22, 2011
WickedLocal.com
Wellesley Company, Ovarian Cancer Group Team Up to Provide Free Meals to Patients, Families

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July 18, 2011
Boston.com
Wellesley Groups Deliver Food to Ovarian Cancer Patients

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July 15, 2011
Natick Bulletin and Tab
Delivering Nutritious Food to Local Ovarian Cancer Patients

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June 30, 2011
FoxNews.com
Ovarian Cancer Analysis Points to Common Gene Mutation, Research Says

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May 14, 2011
The MetroWest Daily News
Businesses Giving Food to Ovarian Cancer Patients

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April 20, 2011
Kevin Schuster Ran the Boston Marathon in Memory of Molly Eisenberg
Read his letter and see photos of the Marathon!

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April 17, 2011
Boston.com
Lexington High Grad Running Marathon in Memory of Molly Eisenberg

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March 28, 2011
YouTube
Cure Her with Couture

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March 2011
Boston Magazine (Online)
CHIC: Cure Her In Couture at Boston Park Plaza

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March 2011
StuffBoston.com
CHIC Ovations for the Cure Featuring Michael De Paulo at Boston Park Plaza - Party Pics

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March 11, 2011
Boldfacers.com
Standing O!

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February 2011
Elle Magazine
CHIC – Carmen Marc Valvo: Elle & Maximilian Fur Salon at Bloomingdale's

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2010 News

November 19, 2010
YouTube
NESN Dirty Water TV 2010 Boston Fashion Week Ovations for the Cure

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November 16, 2010
Gifts That Have Meaning
Confidence Beads™ is thrilled to support Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer. For every bead purchased, $1 will be donated to Ovations

Visit the Butterfly Boutique to purchase your Confidence Beads!

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November 13, 2010
The Epoch Times
Boston Fashion Week: Featuring Michael De Paulo Collection

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November 1, 2010
ScienceDaily.com
Peptide Being Tested to Treat Atherosclerosis Inhibits Ovarian Cancer Growth

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October 21, 2010
MedicalNewsToday.com
New Study: Estrogen Replacement Therapy Speeds Ovarian Cancer Growth

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October 20, 2010
NewsWise.com
Girls with Ovarian Germ-Cell Tumors Can Safely Skip Chemotherapy Unless Disease Recurs,
New Study Suggests

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October 18, 2010
CityOfHope.org
Hope News: Patient Confidently Returns to Life as a Typical Teenager

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October 12, 2010
Haute Events Boston
Chic at W Hotel Boston

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October 8, 2010
YouTube
CHIC @ W Boston

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October 7, 2010
Boldfacers.com
Ovations at the W

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September 27, 2010
Boldfacers.com
Catwalk Couture

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September 26, 2010
StuffBoston.com
Cure Her in Couture at the Four Seasons

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July 9, 2010
Boston Business Journal
Paul Flaherty: Standing for Ovations

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June 27, 2010
YouTube
Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Hosts Designer Nirva at Splash in Boston

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June 17, 2010
Boldfacers.com
Poolside Glam

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May 17, 2010
Examiner.com
CHIC Fashion Show, Michael De Paulo Shows Bold Beautiful Couture

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April 5, 2010
Examiner.com
Curing cancer with fashion: Ovations at Terrida

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April 5, 2010
BostonHerald.com
Dana-Farber eyes genes, mutations with its ovarian research
'The forgotten cancer'

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January 14, 2010
Examiner.com
A C.H.I.C. Affair

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January 7, 2010
CharityHappenings.org
CHIC @ the Ames hotel

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January 7, 2010
Boldfacers.com
Catwalk Cure

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January 7, 2010
BostonHerald.com's Style Calendar
Standing O: Designer Daniela Corte's CHIC takes over the Ames hotel

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2009 News

December 26, 2009
The Daily Courier
Often out of the spotlight, ovarian cancer victims are gaining a voice

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December 15, 2009
Advanced Ovarian Cancer Study
Download the PDF of the Study

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November 12, 2009
U.S.News & World Report
Leukemia Drug May Help Some Ovarian Cancer Patients

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October 29, 2009
Boston.com
Molly Eisenberg's legacy article

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September 24, 2009
Morphotek news
Farletuzumab Data Presented on Phase II Clinical Trial in First-Relapsed Ovarian Cancer Subjects

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September 11, 2009
U.S. Food & Drug Administration News
FDA Clears a Test for Ovarian Cancer
Test can help identify potential malignancies, guide surgical decisions

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August 31, 2009
The White House Press Office
Presidential Proclaimations National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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August 6, 2009
PharmaGap Inc News
PharmaGap Releases Results of Initial Testing For Novel Cancer Drug...

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July 29, 2009
Ovations presents Night of the Monarch fall gala

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Cue Standing Ovation: the Red Frame Gallery from Boldfacers
May 8, 2009
The event in review

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Party Pics Gallery on BostonMagazine.com
May 8, 2009
See the pics

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Boston Magazine.com—The Best of Boston
May 7, 2009
Couture for Cancer

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Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer and Carmen Marc Valvo are Dressed for Success
May 4, 2009
Read the article on boston.com's name blog

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DotMed News
April 10, 2009
Senator Barbara Boxer Introduces Cancer-Related Legislation

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U.S. News & World Report
March 20, 2009
Combo Screening Doesn't Spot Early Ovarian Cancer

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PR Newswire
March 16, 2009
Early Detection Remains Key in Updated NCCN Guidelines for Ovarian Cancer

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OCRF and GCF fund new ovarian cancer symptoms study
February 5, 2009
Study hopes to improve symptom recognition

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Ovations on Diva Toolbox Radio Show!
January 31, 2009
Listen to the interview with Janet Powers and Ovations on WNSH AM 1570
Part One
Part Two

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2008 News

Article: The Journal of Clinical Investigation
December 2008
The tumor suppressor gene ARHI regulates autophagy and tumor dormancy in human ovarian cancer cells

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Ovarian Cancer License Agreement for HE4
December 29, 2008
Fujirebio Diagnostics and Roche Diagnostics Sign Agreement for New Ovarian Cancer Test

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OrthoBiotech News
November 20, 2008
Ortho Biotech Announces NDA Submission for Trabectedin for the Treatment of Relapsed Ovarian Cancer

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MetroWest Daily News
November 20, 2008
Event raises money for Embrace a Family

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Medical News Today
November 15, 2008
HealthLinx Achieves Improved Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic In Phase II Trial, Australia

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Article
September 2008
pdfHypersensitivity reactions to chemotherapy:
Outcomes and safety of rapid desensitization in 413 cases

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Boston Globe Living & Arts
September 27, 2008
7-year-old ovarian cancer survivor honors the mentor she lost

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Boston Business Journal
August 28, 2008
Cancer treatment drug made with Curis contribution reaches milestone

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Boston Globe
August 22, 2008
Obituary for Patricia Franchi Flaherty, founder of Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer

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MetroWest Daily News
August 21, 2008
Natick woman leaves legacy of hope, determination

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PRWeb Press Release Newswire
July 30, 2008
SBLI and Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Team Up to Raise Cancer Awareness

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Enterprise News
July 25, 2008
Bridgewater Walk Planned in Memory of Former Teacher Frances Morast

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MetroWest Daily News
April 10, 2008
Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Raises $250K in Waltham

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New Ovarian Cancer Drug
March 2008
A drug that blocks production of an enzyme that enables ovarian cancer to gain a
foothold in a new site can slow the spread of the disease

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Patrick Dempsey Opens Cancer Center
March 2008
The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing is slated to open Mar. 31
and will provide education and support programs for cancer patients and their families

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
February 2008
Vaccine-and-antibody treatment shows effectiveness and milder side
effects in advanced melanoma and ovarian cancer patients

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International Journal of Cancer
February 2008
Diet patterns tied to breast, ovarian cancers

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2007 News


2006 News



press from ovations

06/19/12 – Introducing Kathleen Flaherty and Jennifer Caulfield Donehey's Charming New Children's Book,
An Octopus Named Mom
Download the PDF

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06/14/12 – Over 300 Participants Gather in Wellesley, MA for W.A.R. Against Ovarian Cancer
Read the release | download the PDF

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05/03/11 – Businesses Deliver Hope, Helping Hands & Healthy Food to Local Cancer Patients
Read the release | download the PDF

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01/04/11 – The Ovations "Princess Bead & Bracelet," an Exclusive Gift for Ovarian Cancer Patients
Read the release | download the PDF

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08/23/10 – Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Presents 5th Annual Fashion Show and Design Competition
Read the release | download the PDF

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08/23/10 – The Teenager Who Will Forever Make a Difference
Read the release | download the PDF

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05/18/10 – High School Lacrosse Game to Support Ovarian Cancer Awareness
Read the release | download the PDF

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03/24/10 – CHIC: Cure Her In Couture with Michael De Paulo
Read the release | download the PDF

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03/24/10 – StyleWeek Providence Names Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer as Exclusive National Charity
Read the release

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02/09/10 – Sara Campbell Fashion Preview to Benefit Ovarian Cancer
Read the release | download the PDF

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01/07/10 – Boldfacers' Happenings: Catwalk Cure (CHIC)
See the photos

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2009 Press

12/21/09 – CHIC: Cure Her In Couture Fashion Show at the Ames hotel
Read the release | Download the PDF

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10/15/09 – Standing Ovations in Danvers for ovarian cancer research from Wicked Local Danvers
Read the article here

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09/28/09 – The September Seen: Bill Brett's photos around town on Boston.com
Read the article here

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09/28/09 – BostonFabEmpire Recap: Ovations Night of the Monarch Gala
Read the article here

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09/03/09 – Ovations to Present Annual Awards at Night of the Monarch Gala
Read the release

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08/25/09 – Ovarian Cancer Patients Given True Gift Of Happiness
Read the release

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07/29/09 – Ovations presents Night of the Monarch Gala
Read the release | download the PDF

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05/07/09 – Cue Standing Ovation: the Red Frame Gallery from Boldfacers
See the event in review

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05/07/09 – Party Pics Gallery on BostonMagazine.com
See the pics

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05/04/09 – Ovations and Carmen Marc Valvo are Dressed for Success
Read the article on boston.com's name blog

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04/09/09 – Watch the NECN Ovations PSA with Beth Shelburne
See it here

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04/02/09 – Watch the WCVB Ovations PSA with Kelley Tuthill
See it here

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03/11/09 – Ovations applauds medical research test findings
Read the release

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03/09/09 – Ovations brings medical advice to their blog
Read the release

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03/09/09 – Ovations elects Linda John, President/CEO of Corporate Family Network to Board
Read the release | See it online

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2008 Press

12/23/2008 – Listen to NECN's Advice on Charitable Gift Giving
The segment

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09/02/2008 – Karin Gregory Joins Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer's Board of Directors
pdfDownload PDF

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08/08/2008 – Pat Bradley Concludes Legends Tour Charity Championship with Ovarian Cancer Benefit
pdfDownload PDF

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07/14/2008 – World Golf Hall-of-Famer Pat Bradley Drives for a Cure of Ovarian Cancer
pdfDownload PDF

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03/28/2008 – Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Presents Third Annual Stuart Weitzman Fashion Show & Luncheon
pdfDownload PDF

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02/15/2008 – Kenzie Kids "Girl Authority" Concert to Benefit Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer
pdfDownload PDF

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01/16/2008 – Waltham Athletic Club Supports Mission of Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer
pdfDownload PDF

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2007 Press

11/09/2007 – Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Donates to Ovarian Cancer Research at City of Hope
pdfDownload PDF

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09/07/2007 – Local Charity Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Appears on CBS's The Early Show
[dfDownload PDF

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09/06/2007 – Officials and Physicians Launch Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
with Giant Teal Ribbon of Support on City Hall Plaza
pdfDownload PDF  | See photos!

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09/01/2007 – Cold Stone Creamery and Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Team Up to Support
Ovarian Cancer Research and Awareness
pdfDownload PDF

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08/09/2007 – Team Ovations to Raise $150,000 for Ovarian Cancer Research
Walking in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk
pdfDownload PDF

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06/14/2007 – Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Applauds American Cancer Society's Announcement
on National Consensus on Ovarian Cancer Symptoms
pdfDownload PDF

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05/18/2007 – McDonald's™ and Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Team Up to Support
Ovarian Cancer Research and Awareness
pdfDownload PDF

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05/07/2007 – Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Donates Over $200,000 to Ovarian Cancer Research
pdfDownload PDF

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04/30/2007 – Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Announces Election of Juliette Galicia Pico
and Amy B. Naughton to Board of Directors
pdfDownload PDF

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04/18/2007 – Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer Commits $250,000 to Ovarian Cancer
Desensitization Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital
pdfDownload PDF

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2006 Press

12/17/2006 – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Researcher Named to Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer
Board of Directors
pdfDownload PDF

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07/21/2006 – Team Ovations Walking for a Cure
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sound & video clips

Sound Clip:
Listen to the speakers of the 6th Annual Learning for Living with Ovarian Cancer Symposium
in Boston, September 22, 2012

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Video Clip:
Teal Ribbon Awards, September 25, 2008: The Ovarian Cancer Awareness Coalition presents a Teal Ribbon Award to Paul Flaherty, who accepts it on behalf of his late wife, Patty Franchi Flaherty, Founder of Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer

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Video Clip:
Ursula Matulonis, M.D.'s interview on NECN's Health Week Medical Masters

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Video Clips:
2008 TV Spots: One in Four Women

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Video Clips:
2007 TV Spots: Invest in the Power of Hope: 15 sec. spot | 30 sec. spot

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Sound Clip:
Patty speaks at the 2007 Stuart Weitzman Fashion Show

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Sound Clip:
Patty Franchi discusses Ovarian Cancer at the Dana-Farber live telethon on WEEI