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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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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Sarah Greene
Thursday 28 December 2017
Sarah Greene, long-serving and dedicated Target Ovarian Cancer supporter, has been appointed Patron of the charity. Sarah has been working tirelessly with us since 2010 after her mother, the actress Marjie Lawrence, died from ovarian cancer. She has since played a pivotal role in raising awareness...
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Two nurses discuss treatment for their patient
Monday 18 December 2017
New ovarian cancer drug niraparib (Zejula ®), which was licensed for use in the UK by the European Medicines Agency last month, is part of a new class of ovarian cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors. Niraparib is yet to be approved for availability on the NHS; a decision is expected in the new year...
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Westminster palace
Wednesday 25 October 2017
Today, Target Ovarian Cancer and women with ovarian cancer from across the UK will take over the Houses of Parliament to transform the futures of more than 25,000 women in the UK who are living with ovarian cancer – and thousands more who are yet to be diagnosed. Today we march on the Houses of...

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