Schildkraut JM, Peres LC, Bethea TN, Camacho F, Chyn D, Cloyd EK, Bandera EV, Beeghly-Fadiel A, Lipworth L, Joslin CE, Davis FG, Moorman PG, Myers E, Ochs-Balcom HM, Setiawan VW, Pike MC, Wu AH, Rosenberg L. Ovarian Cancer in Women of African Ancestry (OCWAA) consortium: a resource of harmonized data from eight epidemiologic studies of African American and white women. Cancer causes & control : CCC. 2019 Sep;30(30). 967-978. PMID: 31236792 [PubMed]
Although the incidence rate of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is somewhat lower in African American (AA) than white women, survival is worse. The Ovarian Cancer in Women of African Ancestry (OCWAA) consortium will overcome small, study-specific sample sizes to better understand racial differences in EOC risk and outcomes.