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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A woman and her daughter
Wednesday 30 May 2018
About 15 to 20 per cent of cases of ovarian cancer are caused by a genetic mutation and the most common gene mutations are those in either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Women in the general population have a two per cent risk of developing ovarian cancer; for women with a BRCA1 mutation this rises to...
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Ask the Experts Conference
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Target Ovarian Cancer is delighted to announce its third Ask the Experts Conference. This will be held at the University of Reading on 13 September 2018 and you can book your place now. This free conference is open to women with ovarian cancer, their friends and families from all across the UK and...
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A researcher in the lab
Thursday 5 April 2018
We are delighted to announce two new members of our Scientific Advisory Board: Professor Richard Edmondson, Clinical Professor in Gynaecological Oncology at the University of Manchester, and Professor Maurizio D'Incalci, Chief of the Laboratory of Cancer Chemotherapy and Chief of the Department of...
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Professor Ahmed Ahmed and team
Friday 2 March 2018
Innovative research funded by Target Ovarian Cancer has been published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications.1 We select and fund only research projects of the highest quality, which have the potential to improve the lives of women who have a diagnosis of ovarian cancer, or those who are...

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