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.

Thursday 28 May 2015
A report published today has suggested that GPs in the UK are slower to refer patients who might have cancer than in other countries. The study, published in BMJ Open, showed that patients in the UK were less likely to be referred for cancer tests than in other countries in Europe. The research...
Friday 22 May 2015
Following a review of the currently available evidence NHS England has today announced that olaparib will not be included on the national Cancer Drugs Fund list, and therefore will not be available on the NHS.   Dr Simon Newman, Head of Research for Target Ovarian Cancer, said: “We are extremely...
Wednesday 4 March 2015
There is an unacceptable variation in accessing ovarian cancer clinical trials, Target Ovarian Cancer is warning today. Eight-fold difference in recruitment rates A new analysis by the charity has shown that there is an eight-fold difference in recruitment rates to clinical trials between the best...
Monday 19 January 2015
Last week, the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) announced the results of its recent review of over 50 cancer drugs, including four ovarian cancer drugs. Our Head of Research, Dr Simon Newman, explains what the decisions mean. Read Annie Mulholland's blog for a patient's perspective Well now the dust has...