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Fight Ovarian Cancer Dinner Gala 2014

The Katie Oppo Research Fund will be hosting the Fight Ovarian Cancer Dinner Gala 2014 on Saturday November 15th at 7:00pm. This event is in support of our mission to increase awareness and fund research for the prevention, treatment, and cure of ovarian cancer. We will be honoring Dr. William Grace…...

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4th Annual Katie Oppo Memorial Walk/Run

Thank you all for coming out to this years Annual Katie Oppo Memorial Walk / Run held on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 9 AM. The weather was beautiful, attendance was great and most importantly, we raised over $16,000. This year’s course was modified to a 5k and for the…...

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Katie Oppo Research Fund Initiates Study of SMARCA4 Mutation

Memorial Sloane Kettering’s, Dr. Douglas Levine, and his team of researchers, have identified a genetic mutation that appears to play a key role in causing the rare and aggressive form of ovarian cancer: Small Cell Carcinoma of the Ovary–Hypercalcemic Type (SCCOHT). Dr. Levine and his team identified the SMARCA4 mutation…...

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Taylor Watson runs NYC Half Marathon

On March 16th, 2014 Taylor Watson collected over $2000 for The Katie Oppo Research Fund. THANK YOU, TAYLOR...

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Winter Concert 2014–huge success!

Thank you once again to the amazing performers who donated their time and talent to the Katie Oppo Memorial concert held at Munsey Park School auditorium! Hats off to the Manhasset School District for their constant support! Our 2014 concert featured the awesome, retro sounds of the reunited Great Neck…...

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