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 Infirmary in Glasgow. Fortunately my wait from diagnosis to...
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...
Dr Miriam McCarthy (Public Health Agency, PHA), Dr Johnny Browne (Macmillan GP Adviser) and ovarian cancer campaigner Una Crudden launch the PHA's new ovarian cancer awareness programme.
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Target Ovarian Cancer is pleased to announce the launch of the Public Health Agency (PHA) in Northern Ireland’s ovarian cancer awareness programme. It will see leaflets and posters distributed across Northern Ireland to highlight the signs and symptoms of the disease. The programme is being...