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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Monday 11 July 2016
The Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) was created in 2010 to help ensure cancer patients in England could access the latest treatments. In 2015 the Westminster government announced its intention to reform the CDF and bring it more in line with the existing drug approval process offered by the National...
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Thursday 25 February 2016
Today, NHS England’s thoughts turn to the future of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) as it makes a landmark decision following a consultation on next steps for the Fund. Target Ovarian Cancer Chief Executive Annwen Jones has been one of three lay representatives on the Cancer Drugs Fund Panel since 2014...
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Friday 29 January 2016
Last September saw the release of data showing that the number of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer following an emergency presentation (such as A&E) had fallen from 31 per cent in 2006 to 26 per cent in 2013. Further data released in November showed an increasing number of women being...
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Thursday 10 December 2015
The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have today announced they have approved olaparib (Lynparza) as a maintenance treatment of relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer, for women with a BRCA1 or 2 mutation, who have received three or more rounds of platinum based (...

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