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.

News
Wednesday 22 January 2014
Today sees the announcement of the results of a six-month pilot into a new way of gene-testing, known as an ‘oncogenetic pathway’, which is faster and less costly than standard gene-testing pathways. Currently, gene testing is done via referral to a genetics department, but the new system would...
News
Tuesday 10 December 2013
MPs have condemned the ‘postcode lottery’ of cancer care in the UK as ‘a national disgrace of late diagnosis’ and criticised the variation in accessing radiotherapy and cancer drugs. In news while the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt and Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Andy Burnham...
Blog
Monday 9 December 2013
This week we’re publishing our Annual Review which looks back on the progress made during the financial year 2012-13. I’m pleased that, together, we’re continuing to make such a big impact and in all of the key areas of our work – earlier diagnosis, better treatments, more support. We reached over...
News
Thursday 5 December 2013
A new study in the Lancet Oncology today shows that British and Irish women diagnosed between 2002 and 2007 had the worst chance of surviving ovarian cancer in Europe. The Eurocare 5 study showed that just 31 per cent of women in the UK and Ireland survived for five years, compared to a European...

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