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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Smear tests won't detect ovarian cancer
Wednesday 27 February 2019
One in five women in the UK (22 per cent) mistakenly believes that a smear test (cervical screening) can detect ovarian cancer, according to research we carried out with YouGov. This lack of awareness means many women are at risk of assuming they are ‘protected’ from ovarian cancer when they get...
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Ramsey Street - Channel 4 Neighbours
Monday 25 February 2019
The BBC’s EastEnders and Channel 5’s Neighbours are both featuring ovarian cancer storylines this year, and we’ve been keeping up as they unfold. In this blog, our Information and Support Manager Katie Salt discusses mainstream representation of ovarian cancer and what it means for symptoms...
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A decade of early diagnosis
Tuesday 12 February 2019
Today we shared brand new research with the international cancer community of researchers, charities and policy organisations at Cancer Research UK’s Early Diagnosis Conference. Dr Sharon Tate, our Head of Primary Care Development, presented new research aimed at understanding barriers to early...
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Ovarian cancer audit feasability pilot announced
Friday 8 February 2019
The British Gynaecological Cancer Society, Target Ovarian Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Action, in partnership with the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS) have today announced a joint project to map ovarian cancer care, surgery and survival across the NHS for the first time....

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