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.

News
Monday 9 December 2019
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has joined the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) by approving a breakthrough ovarian cancer drug from the first round of treatment, meaning it is now available across the UK. Olaparib (Lynparza®) is one of a new generation of drugs...
Blog
Mike, Pam and family
Friday 22 November 2019
Mike is taking on an unusual challenge in memory of his wife Pam. He tells us about his motivation to fund research to make the future better for women with ovarian cancer... I lost my wonderful wife, Pam, to ovarian cancer. During the course of her illness, I learned how absolutely critical it is...
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Better awareness of breast and ovarian cancer needed
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Today we've released new research on how much women know about breast cancer and ovarian cancer symptoms.  Just 20 per cent of UK women can name bloating as a key ovarian cancer symptom. Over three times more (71 per cent of GB women) can name a lump (in the breast, armpit or generally) as a key...
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NHS ovarian cancer awareness campaign was a success
Thursday 31 October 2019
Public cancer awareness campaigns do work, according to encouraging evidence published this week. Target Ovarian Cancer has had a first look at results from a Be Clear on Cancer awareness campaign featuring a key symptom of ovarian cancer - bloating. The campaign ran in North West England from...

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