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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The Every Woman study is the largest ever global review
Thursday 18 October 2018
Today sees the release of a global study from the World Ovarian Cancer Coalition. Among other things, it shows us that women in the UK are being failed when it comes to early diagnosis of ovarian cancer in comparison with other countries. The World Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s Every Woman Study is...
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Supporters at Pathfinder Northern Ireland
Friday 14 September 2018
Today the Department of Health in Northern Ireland announced a major shake-up that will see much better access to ovarian cancer drugs across the country, designed to make sure people in Northern Ireland have the same access to cancer drugs as the rest of the UK. Among other measures, the...
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Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month
Wednesday 29 August 2018
Join us and raise awareness of ovarian cancer this September for Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month.  Ovarian cancer is one of five gynaecological cancers, along with womb cancer, cervical cancer, vaginal cancer and vulval cancer.  Smear tests do not detect ovarian cancer Awareness of ovarian...
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Niraparib approved for women in Scotland
Monday 13 August 2018
After becoming available in England and Wales in June, gamechanging new ovarian cancer drug niraparib (Zejula®) was today approved by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). Niraparib works by stopping cancer cells from repairing themselves, effectively crippling them. New targeted treatments,...

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