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
Thursday 25 July 2019
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has for the first time approved a breakthrough ovarian cancer drug from the first round of treatment. Olaparib (Lynparza®) is one of a new generation of drugs known as PARP inhibitors, which work by stopping cancer cells from repairing...
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Blog about ovarian cancer and obesity
Wednesday 24 July 2019
Risk factors connected to cancer are sometimes exaggerated in the media and public campaigns, and recently, the link between ovarian cancer and obesity has resurfaced. But is there actually a link between obesity and ovarian cancer, and how reliable is the science? In their recent campaign, Cancer...
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Breakthrough grant to tackle postcode lottery in early diagnosis of ovarian cancer
Thursday 30 May 2019
Target Ovarian Cancer has been at the forefront of early diagnosis in ovarian cancer for over 10 years. Thanks to transformational funding from the Peter Sowerby Foundation, we’re now announcing a sector-first initiative to tackle the problem in a radically new way. We urgently need to eradicate...
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Shaping the future of ovarian cancer treatment
Friday 26 April 2019
Alicia Lirola is one of Target Ovarian Cancer’s research advocates, ‘experts by experience’ working with our Scientific Advisory Board to guide which research projects we fund. Here she talks about her motivation to become a research advocate and how it’s changed her. I was diagnosed with ovarian...

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