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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Thursday 25 July 2019
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has for the first time approved a breakthrough ovarian cancer drug from the first round of treatment. Olaparib (Lynparza®) is one of a new generation of drugs known as PARP inhibitors, which work by stopping cancer cells from repairing...
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CNSs will be supported by the new ovarian cancer care standard
Thursday 11 July 2019
Today we’re launching the ovarian cancer care standard. The standard sets out five principles that, when followed by healthcare professionals, will support women to live well with ovarian cancer from the moment they are diagnosed. Nurses are crucial in ovarian cancer care Nurses are at the...
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Niraparib now available for women in Northern Ireland
Tuesday 29 January 2019
Gamechanging new ovarian cancer drug niraparib (Zejula®) is now available for use in Northern Ireland. This is the first time that women with ovarian cancer in Northern Ireland will have access to the innovative new treatment that is already funded in England, Scotland and Wales. Target Ovarian...
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Zahra and Dee side by side
Tuesday 13 November 2018
Dr Zahra Faraahi’s mum Farzaneh died from ovarian cancer while Zahra was working on research to personalise treatments for women with the disease. For Zahra, research was more than just a job. She was taking action to improve ovarian cancer treatments for thousands of women – women like Dee, who...

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