A trial to test the effectiveness of Pressurised Intra Peritoneal Aerosolised Chemotherapy (PIPAC)

A new clinical trial for patient in Wales tests the application of chemotherapy medicine via keyhole surgery to reach cancer tumours faster. Read more

Insights into the NHS Jewish BRCA Testing Programme with Lisa Steele, CEO of Chai Cancer Centre

Having Jewish ancestry may put you at a greater risk of developing certain cancers due to increased risk of having certain gene changes, such as those which occur on BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 genes. In this webinar Lisa Steele talks about the new Jewish NHS England testing programme. Read more

Ovacome is going greener

As a charity dedicated to uplifting anyone affected by ovarian cancer, we feel we must minimise our environmental footprint and contribute to the fight against climate change. Read more

New NICE guideline on identifying and managing familial and genetic risk in ovarian cancer

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence have published a new guideline which increases the availability of genetic testing for people with ovarian cancer and their families. Read more about the changes and what that might mean for you. Read more

Craig McMurrough and Sarah Fritchley recognised for PM Rishi Sunak’s 'Points of Light Award' - raising over £70,000 worth of ovarian cancer fundraising

This week we would like to congratulate Craig McMurrough MBA and Dr Sarah Fritchley (Temple) who have received Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Points of Light award for their remarkable fundraising efforts (over £70,000 raised) and contributions to the ovarian cancer community. Read more

Our Stories: Having a hereditary increased risk of ovarian cancer

On 6th February, Ovacome members Sue and Hilary shared their experiences on ovarian cancer, gene changes and genetic testing. Read a summary of the event, and find out about the next member-led webinar for your diary. Read more

New national BRCA gene testing programme launched

NHS England have announced that anyone aged 18 or over who has at least one Jewish grandparent will be eligible for genetic screening to see whether Read more

Our Stories: Being diagnosed with rarer ovarian cancers

On 22 January, two Ovacome members Linda and Gill led a webinar talking about their experiences of being diagnosed with rarer ovarian cancers. Read a summary of the event, and find out about the next member-led webinar for your diary. Read more

Announcing our Programme of 2024 Face-to-Face Events

You asked us to provide more face-to-face events in 2024 and we are now able to announce our programme so far, with more events on the way. Find out more and book onto your nearest event. Read more

Ovacome takes charity title on ladies’ day

Clé de Peau Beauté and Guards Polo Club confirm support for leading ovarian cancer charity. Read more