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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Women with ovarian cancer chatting
Thursday 23 August 2018
Today sees the launch of a pilot NHS ovarian cancer early detection service aimed at women with the BRCA mutation. The pilot, known as the ALDO project (Avoiding Late Diagnosis in Ovarian Cancer), will use a regular blood test measuring CA125 levels to detect ovarian cancer among women with the...
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Niraparib approved for women in Scotland
Monday 13 August 2018
After becoming available in England and Wales in June, gamechanging new ovarian cancer drug niraparib (Zejula®) was today approved by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). Niraparib works by stopping cancer cells from repairing themselves, effectively crippling them. New targeted treatments,...
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Target Ovarian Cancer Directors Emeritus
Wednesday 8 August 2018
Target Ovarian Cancer is delighted to announce the appointment of a new leadership role in the charity of Director Emeritus. Having recently reached our ten year anniversary, celebrating unimaginable progress and record achievements, the role of Director Emeritus has been created to acknowledge...
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Major breakthrough in ovarian cancer treatment to benefit thousands
Friday 1 June 2018
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) today approved a revolutionary new ovarian cancer drug for use in England on the Cancer Drugs Fund. Niraparib (Zejula®) works by stopping cancer cells from repairing themselves, effectively crippling them. New targeted treatments, so-...

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