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Tuesday 19 January 2016
Findings have today been reported that show an increase in risk of ovarian cancer for women carrying a mutation in their BRIP1 (FANCJ) gene. This is different from the more well-recognised mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Target Ovarian Cancer’s Director of Research, Dr Simon Newman, said: “...
Tuesday 3 November 2015
The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) cancer conference is currently being held in Liverpool. We’ve pulled together a roundup of the biggest stories and research so far, some of which you may have read about in the news. Target Ovarian Cancer funded research paves way to roll out genetic...
Monday 2 November 2015
Dr Marc Tischkowitz, who is leading one of Target Ovarian Cancer’s funded research projects, is today presenting the clinical study’s preliminary findings at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference.  Dr Tischkowitz will be presenting the findings from the Genetic Testing in...
Thursday 24 September 2015
Dr Marc Tischkowitz’s landmark clinical study, funded by Target Ovarian Cancer, looks at ensuring women receive the appropriate genetic counselling both before and after genetic testing for BRCA gene mutations. Nearly 200 women have directly benefited from participating in the trial. Watch our new...