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 symptoms of ovarian cancer
Monday 19 February 2018
Women in the UK are more likely to consider changing their diet than visiting their GP when confronted with bloating, a major symptom of ovarian cancer. New research from Target Ovarian Cancer shows that, when faced with the prospect of persistent bloating, women may unknowingly put themselves at...
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A pharmacist at work
Thursday 8 February 2018
Today in the news: NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) has finished its initial look at funding for new ovarian cancer drug niraparib (Zejula®). NICE has recommended that niraparib be considered for funding on England’s Cancer Drugs Fund, paving the way for the drug to be...
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Doctor at desk
Friday 19 January 2018
There has been a lot of coverage in the news today of a new test being developed in the United States that aims to detect eight different cancers (ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, oesophagus, bowel, lung and breast) earlier.1 This test aims to combine checking for tumour DNA and certain types of...
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Two women sit reading Target Ovarian Cancer's guide to genetics and hereditary ovarian cancer
Thursday 18 January 2018
Widely reported in the news today is a study looking at whether we should test women in the general population over 30 for a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, regardless of family history. The study concludes that this would help prevent a large number of cases of ovarian and breast cancer. About 10-15 per...

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