The latest ovarian cancer news and blogs from Target Ovarian Cancer, including fundraising, campaigns, research and support news, and blogs from people affected by ovarian cancer. Scroll down for our events listings, including support and fundraising events.

Information is correct at the time of publication, please note information in historical news stories around drug availability or statistics may not still be relevant.

Blog
Thursday 17 March 2016
Anne Ainsworth is 55 and from Wiltshire. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in late 2014. Here she blogs about the modern minefield of ‘lifestyle risks’ associated with cancer and how they may or may not be linked to the disease. After being diagnosed with ovarian cancer I started to read about...
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Tuesday 15 March 2016
Angela Barnes is full of admiration for her ‘mother hen’ friend from school, a Macmillan nurse who is taking on the Great Wall of China to raise money for charity. She wrote this article for Standard Issue. In 2006 the wonderful comedian Linda Smith passed away; she had been suffering from ovarian...
News
Tuesday 15 March 2016
Around 550 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in Scotland every year and the current five year survival rate is just 39 per cent, compared to an average of 54 per cent for all female cancer patients in Scotland. The Scottish government have today announced a new Scotland Cancer Strategy, which...
News
Tuesday 8 March 2016
Target Ovarian Cancer is delighted to be playing a key role this week in the launch of the first awareness initiative for ovarian cancer in Wales, with a number of activities taking place including a mass mailing to all GPs and an important roundtable meeting. If a person is diagnosed with ovarian...

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