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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Two women sit reading Target Ovarian Cancer's guide to genetics and hereditary ovarian cancer
Thursday 18 January 2018
Widely reported in the news today is a study looking at whether we should test women in the general population over 30 for a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, regardless of family history. The study concludes that this would help prevent a large number of cases of ovarian and breast cancer. About 10-15 per...
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Thank you from Target Ovarian Cancer
Sunday 31 December 2017
What a spectacular year it has been! We’ve been busy across the UK supporting women, raising  vital funds, campaigning and raising awareness so that together we can make sure that every woman with ovarian cancer has the best chance of survival and the best possible support. It’s time to TAKE OVAR...
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Sarah Greene
Thursday 28 December 2017
Sarah Greene, long-serving and dedicated Target Ovarian Cancer supporter, has been appointed Patron of the charity. Sarah has been working tirelessly with us since 2010 after her mother, the actress Marjie Lawrence, died from ovarian cancer. She has since played a pivotal role in raising awareness...
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GP Nurse talking to a woman
Wednesday 27 December 2017
Over 40 per cent of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer visit their GP three times or more before being referred for diagnostic tests. And almost half of women are initially referred for tests for something other than ovarian cancer. Primary care (such as GP surgeries and GP nurses) plays a pivotal...

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