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Huge Nationwide Effort for World Ovarian Cancer Day 2022!

This year’s World Ovarian Cancer Day campaign was taken to the next level with huge co-ordination amongst the members of the Irish Network for Gynaecological Oncology and the use of a professional marketing/public relations agency.  The aim was to reach a broader audience and to start a conversation amongst women of all ages about signs […]

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World Ovarian Cancer Day, 8th May 2021

As World Ovarian Cancer Day approaches, we will be sharing more content about ovarian cancer signs and symptoms; about advances in medical treatments for patients and about positive stories from ovarian cancer survivors.  We have been working hard with the very active ovarian cancer community in Ireland over the past few months – patient groups, […]

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Research Updates

Funding groundbreaking research on ovarian/uterine cancer, its causes and treatments has been a huge focus of the Emer Casey Foundation’s mission. IRELAND In this recent article, Gasch et al 2017 CSC Review, Claudia Gasch, Brendan Ffrench, John O’Leary and Michael F. Gallagher explore the importance of understanding cancer stem cell hierarchies and chemoresistance in ovarian cancer.  […]

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The DISCOVARY Consortium Progress Report April 2015

The research that has been supported by the Emer Casey foundation has focussed on the two main clinical challenges that ovarian cancer presents. The first is that an accurate diagnostic test is not currently available. The second challenge relates to the development of resistance to chemotherapy. Diagnostic test for ovarian cancer Auto-antibody profiling: This was […]

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