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.

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Be clear on cancer
Thursday 9 February 2017
Awareness is important. A woman is more likely to visit her GP sooner if she knows the symptoms of ovarian cancer, increasing her chances of being diagnosed earlier – or having cancer ruled out as a cause. But our Pathfinder study found that just one in five women can name one of the main symptoms...
The Senedd
Thursday 9 February 2017
Today’s news: The Welsh Assembly Petitions Committee has recommended that the Welsh government should do more to improve public awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms, building on last year’s GP awareness initiative. A second recommendation urges the Welsh government to work with GPs and...
Ruth Plummer
Friday 3 February 2017
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Ruth Plummer as the Chair of Target Ovarian Cancer’s Scientific Advisory Board. Ruth is Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine at the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University, and is an honorary consultant medical...
Jill's cream tea
Friday 27 January 2017
Since her diagnosis of ovarian cancer, Jill has been a keen awareness raiser. Last Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month she decided to hold a cream team in the village hall to raise money. Raising awareness of ovarian cancer is extremely important to me, and I distribute leaflets and posters at every...