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.

News
Vote Rosalind Franklin
Thursday 22 November 2018
The Bank of England has asked the public to nominate a scientist to be the face of Britain's new £50 note. We've teamed up with Ovacome, The Eve Appeal and Ovarian Cancer Action to rally votes for the scientist Roslind Franklin. Rosalind Franklin was a talented scientist and expert crystallographer...
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Zahra and Dee side by side
Tuesday 13 November 2018
Dr Zahra Faraahi’s mum Farzaneh died from ovarian cancer while Zahra was working on research to personalise treatments for women with the disease. For Zahra, research was more than just a job. She was taking action to improve ovarian cancer treatments for thousands of women – women like Dee, who...
Blog
TAKE OVAR Brighton beach
Monday 12 November 2018
This time last year, we launched our ‘It’s time to TAKE OVAR’ campaign. The campaign aims 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. “Enough is enough” we said, and asked you to join us to raise...
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Two women reading a guide
Friday 9 November 2018
Today, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published some draft guidance about ovarian cancer drug olaparib (Lynparza®). Their current recommendation is that olaparib should not be funded by the NHS, and this is now up for consultation. The National Institute for Health...

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