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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Callum at parliament
Friday 22 December 2017
My name is Calum and this year I completed 7 weeks of voluntary work at Target Ovarian Cancer. Hopefully this post will give readers some insight into the inner workings of this charity. I volunteered here for two reasons. One is that I’m quite familiar with the charity. The charity has been an...
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A woman having chemotherapy
Wednesday 20 December 2017
We know that chemotherapy can be daunting, whether you’re going for your first treatment or you’ve experienced it before. We asked women from our In Touch group to share what helped them during their chemotherapy treatment. 1. “I can’t do without my iPad and Kindle for passing the time.” Lynn,...
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Two nurses discuss treatment for their patient
Monday 18 December 2017
New ovarian cancer drug niraparib (Zejula ®), which was licensed for use in the UK by the European Medicines Agency last month, is part of a new class of ovarian cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors. Niraparib is yet to be approved for availability on the NHS; a decision is expected in the new year...
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GP at his desk
Tuesday 12 December 2017
Nicola took part in a clinical trial after it was recommended by her oncologist. She has shared her experience with us. In November 2016 at the age of 30, following a laparotomy for removal of a suspected ovarian cyst, I was diagnosed with stage IIIC high grade endometrioid ovarian cancer. Now a...

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