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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Researcher looks at slide in lab
Monday 30 April 2018
Ovarian cancer incidence globally is estimated to climb by nearly 55 per cent in the next two decades, according to figures today from the World Ovarian Cancer Coalition ahead of World Ovarian Cancer Day on 8 May.1 In the UK, ovarian cancer incidence rates are projected to rise 15 per cent in the...
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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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