In the news: early diagnosis
Monday 22 September 2014
New analysis out today reveals that 46 per cent of cancers in England are diagnosed at an advanced stage, when they are harder to treat successfully. The Incisive Health report, commissioned by Cancer Research UK, estimates the cost of treating late stage colon, rectal, lung and ovarian cancer is...
Monday 22 September 2014
We recently held a Being Together day in Glasgow. Gillian (above left) and Kay (above right) who met on the day told us what it meant to them.  Kay I had my surgery for ovarian and womb cancer on the 5 August this year at the Royal Hospital in Girvan. Fortunately my wait from diagnosis to operation...
2014 BMA Patient Information Awards
Friday 19 September 2014
Target Ovarian Cancer is proud to announce that two of its vital resources have won awards in this year’s British Medical Association (BMA) Patient Information Awards: ‘Looking after me’ and the charity’s Clinical Trials Information Centre. Winning a 'Special award for user involvement', Target...
Thursday 11 September 2014
Some early stage research out this week from The University of Manchester and The Christie Hospital has raised the possibility of a blood test being developed to help identify patients who may respond to a class of drugs which slow a tumour's growth by targeting its blood vessels. Target Ovarian...