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.

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Tuesday 18 December 2012
Target Ovarian Cancer is very disappointed with the negative draft appraisal of the use of Avastin (bevacizumab) in the treatment of women with newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer. Avastin is the first new treatment for ovarian cancer showing promise for this group of women in 20 years and may...
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Wednesday 23 May 2012
Target Ovarian Cancer welcomes the publication of a quality standard in ovarian cancer, but remains deeply concerned about the discrimination of younger women. Annwen Jones, Chief Executive of Target Ovarian Cancer, says: “Although we welcome the publication of the quality standard as a positive...
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Wednesday 21 March 2012
The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence today approved the use of the PleurX drainage system for patients in England, who have a build up of cancer fluid in their abdomen (ascites) that cannot be controlled by chemotherapy. The device, which is fitted into the abdominal wall,...
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Friday 27 January 2012
Target Ovarian Cancer has launched a new podcast for GPs ‘Ovarian cancer: recognising early symptoms in primary care’, in collaboration with BMJ Learning. Building on our previously successful work with BMJ Learning we are delighted to extend the range of educational materials available for GPs. In...

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