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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Looking down a microscope
Thursday 22 September 2016
In the news: A new computerised test using software designed to study plant and animal ecosystems has been used in ovarian cancer cells. The new way of testing aims to measure the diversity of cells in the environment around secondary ovarian cancer tumours, or metastases, after cancer has spread....
Wednesday 21 September 2016
I got involved with Target Ovarian Cancer because two of my best friends’ wives died of this dreadful illness. At the funeral, people approached me because I had raised money for football teams I had managed for the past 40 years. I originally made money by organising concerts with groups, singers...
Yiyan in the lab
Monday 19 September 2016
Dr Yiyan Zheng (pictured) is a post-doctoral researcher in Professor Ahmed Ashour Ahmed’s lab at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (IMM), University of Oxford. Target Ovarian Cancer has funded Dr Zheng’s work since 2013. We visited the lab to ask him about his important work on ovarian...
Susan at the top of Ben Nevis
Friday 16 September 2016
This summer our Director of Fundraising, Susan, took on the challenge of Ben Nevis. It is the highest mountain in the British Isles at 1346m above sea level. Ben Nevis, from the Scottish Gaelic, can be translated as ‘the mountain with its head in the clouds’. Which is true for around 300 days of...