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
Thursday 25 February 2016
Today, NHS England’s thoughts turn to the future of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) as it makes a landmark decision following a consultation on next steps for the Fund. Target Ovarian Cancer Chief Executive Annwen Jones has been one of three lay representatives on the Cancer Drugs Fund Panel since 2014...
News
Wednesday 24 February 2016
Updated 3 May 2016 - yesterday it was announced in a Reuters news article that Johnson & Johnson have been ordered to pay a second settlement of $55 million to a woman who said that using the company’s talc-powder products for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer. Several news...
Blog
Monday 22 February 2016
My mother, the actress Marjie Lawrence, died on 16 June 2010, aged 78. She had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer three weeks before her death - too late for anything but palliative care, despite numerous visits to her doctor over the previous 10 months. Her symptoms were mistaken for irritable...
News
Friday 5 February 2016
A Government Committee has today issued a report showing that the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) has not been managed effectively by NHS England. The Public Accounts Committee has said that the benefit to patients of the CDF, which was set up to improve access to drugs not normally available on the NHS,...

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