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.

GP at his desk
Friday 31 March 2017
Today NHS England will roll out plans for a 28-day diagnosis target for people with suspected cancer. Under the new rules, from April 2018 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will have 28 days to ensure patients with suspected cancer are diagnosed or the disease is ruled out. Target Ovarian Cancer...
AQAQ tshirt and logo
Thursday 23 March 2017
For International Women’s Day, on Wednesday 8 March, we created a t-shirt featuring the names of inspirational female writers, artists and activists who have challenged the gender status quo using the tools at their disposal – words, paints, thoughts and actions. We’re donating a quarter of the...
A pharmacist at work
Wednesday 22 March 2017
Today’s news reports on a major study showing that the oral contraceptive pill reduces the risk of ovarian cancer for up to 30 years. The study, from the University of Aberdeen, involved data from 46,000 women over 44 years. The results, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and...
Annie stands with supporters at the Cancer Patient Voices event at the Senedd in Wales
Tuesday 21 March 2017
Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport Secretary Vaughan Gething today responds to the independent review of the NHS Wales Individual Patient Funding Request (IPFR) process. IPFRs are used by health boards in Wales to make decisions on access to treatments that are not normally...