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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Time is running out
Tuesday 25 February 2020
Women’s lives are being lost because of delays in ovarian cancer diagnosis, according to our new report: “Time is running out: The need for early diagnosis in ovarian cancer”. The contrast is stark. A woman with an early stage diagnosis of ovarian cancer has an over 90 per cent chance of surviving...
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Searching new treatments for low grade serous ovarian cancer
Wednesday 29 January 2020
Target Ovarian Cancer is announcing a brand new award for research into a less common type of this disease. Our new project will find new ways to treat low grade serous ovarian cancer. Because this type of ovarian cancer affects a smaller group of women than other types (around 700 women each year...
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Monday 9 December 2019
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has joined the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) by approving a breakthrough ovarian cancer drug from the first round of treatment, meaning it is now available across the UK. Olaparib (Lynparza®) is one of a new generation of drugs...
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Better awareness of breast and ovarian cancer needed
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Today we've released new research on how much women know about breast cancer and ovarian cancer symptoms.  Just 20 per cent of UK women can name bloating as a key ovarian cancer symptom. Over three times more (71 per cent of GB women) can name a lump (in the breast, armpit or generally) as a key...

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