Target Ovarian Cancer is the national ovarian cancer charity working to save lives and help women diagnosed live their lives to the full, wherever they are in the UK. We provide support for women with ovarian cancer via our website, publications, our programme of events and courses, all available free of charge
Familial ovarian cancer
In most situations, ovarian cancer is not an inherited disease, but in up to 20 per cent of cases ovarian cancer can run in the family. Find out about symptoms and risk factors and treatment, prevention and risk reduction.
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Further advice for younger women
Three quarters of new ovarian cancer cases in the UK are diagnosed in women aged 55 years and over. If you’re a younger woman, please visit this page for additional support.
Clinical trials information
All new medical treatments and procedures have to be thoroughly tested before being approved with a selected number of patients. These are clinical trials.
Quick cancer quiz
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A to Z
Confused by some of the words used to talk about ovarian cancer? Use our ovarian cancer glossary to get to grips with medical terminology and jargon.