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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Friday 7 June 2019
Target Ovarian Cancer’s Chief Executive Annwen Jones has been awarded an OBE in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours. Annwen established Target Ovarian Cancer alongside Joanna Barker MBE and Frances Reid in 2008. Since that time, the charity has grown rapidly and is now at the forefront of work...
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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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Early diagnosis is still a postcode lottery
Wednesday 8 May 2019
There’s a postcode lottery in early diagnosis of ovarian cancer. You can help change it this World Ovarian Cancer Day. Target Ovarian Cancer has uncovered a significant gap between the best and worst areas in England for early diagnosis of ovarian cancer. In some areas, less than one third of women...

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