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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Jane
Thursday 31 May 2018
Jane Howarth, 54 from Manchester, was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer in 2015. She has been taking niraparib for nine months. This is her story in her own words... “Every night I swallow two pills to control my advanced, recurrent ovarian cancer. The cancer I am told is now incurable. The...
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A woman and her daughter
Wednesday 30 May 2018
About 15 to 20 per cent of cases of ovarian cancer are caused by a genetic mutation and the most common gene mutations are those in either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Women in the general population have a two per cent risk of developing ovarian cancer; for women with a BRCA1 mutation this rises to...
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We took over Brighton beach for women with ovarian cancer
Friday 18 May 2018
The data protection rules will change with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May. We use your data to keep in touch and tell you about our services and events, ovarian cancer news, and opportunities to support us. We have always been committed to keeping your...
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Bloated tummy graphic
Thursday 10 May 2018
Awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer is low both among the general population and health professionals, but we know that early diagnosis saves lives. Just five per cent of women in the UK can name bloating as one of the symptoms of ovarian cancer, but if more women knew the symptoms of...

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