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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Thursday 25 July 2019
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has for the first time approved a breakthrough ovarian cancer drug from the first round of treatment. Olaparib (Lynparza®) is one of a new generation of drugs known as PARP inhibitors, which work by stopping cancer cells from repairing...
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CNSs will be supported by the new ovarian cancer care standard
Thursday 11 July 2019
Today we’re launching the ovarian cancer care standard. The standard sets out five principles that, when followed by healthcare professionals, will support women to live well with ovarian cancer from the moment they are diagnosed. Nurses are crucial in ovarian cancer care Nurses are at the...
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Breakthrough grant to tackle postcode lottery in early diagnosis of ovarian cancer
Thursday 30 May 2019
Target Ovarian Cancer has been at the forefront of early diagnosis in ovarian cancer for over 10 years. Thanks to transformational funding from the Peter Sowerby Foundation, we’re now announcing a sector-first initiative to tackle the problem in a radically new way. We urgently need to eradicate...
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A GP looking at ovarian cancer symptoms leaflets
Tuesday 12 March 2019
We work towards a future where every woman with ovarian cancer has the earliest possible diagnosis, and the best chance of survival. Educating the medical professionals of today and tomorrow is a crucial part of this work. Research shows that women with ovarian cancer are more likely to make...

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