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.

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Hilary by a fountain
Friday 12 August 2016
Using a cold cap can help to keep your hair (or most of it) during chemotherapy treatment. Three years ago I was diagnosed with primary peritoneal cancer after keyhole surgery. It came as such a shock. Over the next couple of weeks I learnt that I was going to have weekly chemotherapy for 18 weeks...
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Dyana volunteering
Thursday 11 August 2016
I started fundraising for Target Ovarian Cancer by doing runs and walks - but I started to run out of friends to sponsor me! I wanted to help out on a regular basis and I needed something that would fit in with my busy life – volunteering at a train station collection was perfect. I feel lucky at...
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Cancer Drugs Fund
Friday 29 July 2016
Today sees a new Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) swing into action, with a new set of rules and implications for people with a diagnosis of cancer across England. The CDF currently funds bevacizumab (Avastin) for first line treatment of ovarian cancer, which offers up to nine months’ overall survival in...
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Wednesday 27 July 2016
I'm pleased that the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Ovarian Cancer will continue its important work for another year. The first meeting of the new parliamentary year was our AGM which took place on 20 July. This is a private meeting for MPs and peers to elect the Group’s officers and...

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