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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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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researcher looking at agar plates
Friday 11 October 2019
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) today announced a third ovarian cancer drug, PARP inhibitor rucaparib (Rubraca®), is now available to women with ovarian cancer from after a second round of chemotherapy. It will be available both for women who have a BRCA1 or BRCA2...
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It's time to TAKE OVAR GP training
Monday 30 September 2019
An early diagnosis of ovarian cancer should be the norm. Too many women experience misdiagnosis and delays because GPs are not appropriately educated or supported to diagnose ovarian cancer quickly. Here’s what Target Ovarian Cancer is doing about it… Investing in education In the past 12 months...

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