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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A woman and her daughter
Wednesday 30 May 2018
About 15 to 20 per cent of cases of ovarian cancer are caused by a genetic mutation and the most common gene mutations are those in either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Women in the general population have a two per cent risk of developing ovarian cancer; for women with a BRCA1 mutation this rises to...
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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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Westminster palace
Tuesday 8 May 2018
An influential group of MPs has released results of its first ever inquiry into improving ovarian cancer diagnosis, making recommendations that could save hundreds of lives each year. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Ovarian Cancer is a committed group of MPs who campaign for...
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Women taking over parliament
Friday 4 May 2018
It has been a busy few months for our ovarian cancer campaigners and staff who take action in the UK Parliament to improve health policy for women with ovarian cancer. MPs are looking deeper into early diagnosis The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ovarian Cancer (APPG) is a group of MPs and peers...

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