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

A Pharmaceutical Company would like to invite people with ovarian cancer to share their patient experience

We have been approached by a UK pharmaceutical company who are seeking to improve their understanding of patient experience of life with ovarian cancer. The company’s team are in the process of forming a Patient Forum and are looking for people who would be interested in getting involved. 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