Can Men Develop Ovarian Cancer?

Can Men Develop Ovarian Cancer?

Worry not—no, men cannot have ovarian cancer. However, their suffering from an ovarian cancer diagnosis of the woman in their lives is REAL. Men, too, endure the pain of learning their wife, mother, sister, etc. has ovarian cancer. They research online for weeks about...
What’s an Ovarianerd?

What’s an Ovarianerd?

“Ovarianerds:” noun ; people who are dedicated to, and care a ridiculous amount about,  ovaries. Wow, did we just say that?  Yes, we did.  As uncomfortable as the word might seem to others, in our world, “ovaries” are the focus, and accordingly, the topic of regular...
Teal Magnolias, June 13

Teal Magnolias, June 13

For the last year and a half, I’ve met many women with ovarian cancer — all with very similar but unique stories. They graciously open up to me about their chemotherapy, battles with depression, post-procedure discomfort, how wonderful their husbands are during...
2014 Research Report

2014 Research Report

Dear OCI supporters, The past year was scientifically the most productive year for the Ovarian Cancer Institute lab since my arrival at Georgia Tech. We published 13 major research papers in 2014 (listed below) and we were awarded a new patent in 2014 (“MIR-200 family...
What is personalized cancer medicine?

What is personalized cancer medicine?

We’re all different. Why? Because (with the exception of identical twins) the blueprint that determined what we are (otherwise known as our DNA or our genome), is different between each one of us. Indeed because we are all different, we would consider it silly to...
Research Update

Research Update

Our research over the past year has focused on the problem of ovarian cancer  (OC) metastasis – the primary cause of OC related mortality. One solution to this problem would be to detect and treat (surgical removal of the tumor) the disease before it...

Ladies Lunch & Learn

Did you know that Ashkenazi Jewish women are 20 times more likely to develop ovarian cancer than the general population? Learn more at our Ladies Lunch & Learn on January 29th at 11:30 at The Temple. Contact info@ovariancancerinstitute.org for ticket prices and...

4th Annual Teal to Heal Fashion Event Presented by TOOTSIES

We are so excited for the 4th Annual Teal to Heal Fashion Event Presented by TOOTSIES on Thursday, October 3, 2013. Visit www.TealtoHeal2013.com to purchase tickets or email info@ovariancancerinstitute.org for sponsorship opportunities for this special...

OCI Founder Named Honorary Chair of Wine, Women & Shoes Event

The Ovarian Cancer Institute’s Founder and CEO, Dr. Benedict Benigno, will serve as honorary chair of the Wine Women & Shoes event benefitting ovarian and GYN cancer research at Northside Hospital.  This special event will be held at the Intercontinental...

VolleyFest Corporate Challenge August 2nd & 3rd

Get your teams together and join us for this fantastic tennis tournament at Piedmont Park to benefit OCI. Read below for all the details or click here to go straight to the registration page. The Sport of Giving, Inc. invites you to  participate in the inaugural...

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