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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Bloated tummy graphic
Thursday 10 May 2018
Awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer is low both among the general population and health professionals, but we know that early diagnosis saves lives. Just five per cent of women in the UK can name bloating as one of the symptoms of ovarian cancer, but if more women knew the symptoms of...
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World Ovarian Cancer Day
Wednesday 9 May 2018
For World Ovarian Cancer Day our Chief Executive Annwen Jones wrote an article for NHS England reflecting on the progress being made to tackle the disease and setting out the challenges going forward.  Today I am thinking of the 230,000 women diagnosed worldwide every year and their loved ones as...
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Colin and his family infront of the bus
Wednesday 11 April 2018
Today sees the launch of the UK’s first ever ovarian cancer symptoms bus, thanks to a partnership between Target Ovarian Cancer and Lothian buses. Following years of devoted campaigning from one of Lothian’s employees, Colin Barclay, the signs and symptoms have now been applied on the rear and...
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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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