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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Thursday 25 July 2019
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has for the first time approved a breakthrough ovarian cancer drug from the first round of treatment. Olaparib (Lynparza®) is one of a new generation of drugs known as PARP inhibitors, which work by stopping cancer cells from repairing...
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Blog about ovarian cancer and obesity
Wednesday 24 July 2019
Risk factors connected to cancer are sometimes exaggerated in the media and public campaigns, and recently, the link between ovarian cancer and obesity has resurfaced. But is there actually a link between obesity and ovarian cancer, and how reliable is the science? In their recent campaign, Cancer...
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CNSs will be supported by the new ovarian cancer care standard
Thursday 11 July 2019
Today we’re launching the ovarian cancer care standard. The standard sets out five principles that, when followed by healthcare professionals, will support women to live well with ovarian cancer from the moment they are diagnosed. Nurses are crucial in ovarian cancer care Nurses are at the...
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Elaine took to the skies to fundraise for Target Ovarian Cancer
Friday 5 July 2019
Elaine lost her daughter Karen in 2005 after her ovarian cancer diagnosis. When she received a wingwalking experience as a gift, she decided to take the opportunity to fundraise for Target Ovarian Cancer. She tells us more about Karen in her story… When Karen was seven, her father left the family...

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