Webinar recordings

Ovacome is the UK's ovarian cancer support charity. As part of our services, we provide online support and information events, giving you the opportunity to speak to experts and meet other people living with ovarian cancer, to share experiences and advice. On this page you'll find recordings from a number of our sessions which discuss the latest advances in ovarian cancer treatment and research. To view our upcoming online talks and workshops, head to our events page. If you have questions about any of the topics discussed below, get in touch with our support team on 0800 008 7054 or by emailing [email protected] (Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm).

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Updates in ovarian cancer research

A webinar with Dr Rowan Miller, Consultant Medical Oncologist specialising in gynae-oncology and early phase clinical trials at University College London and St Bartholomew's Hospitals. Recorded in September 2020. Please note the availability and eligibility criteria for some the therapies mentioned in this presentation may have changed since it was recorded. For up-to-date information on targeted therapies, head to our information page.

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Research update in rare ovarian cancers

A webinar with Professor Marcia Hall, Consultant Medical Oncologist. Recorded in April 2021. View our information page on rare ovarian tumours here.

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Latest developments in low grade serous ovarian cancer research and treatment

A webinar with Dr Susana Banerjee (MBBS MA PhD FRCP), Consultant Medical Oncologist and Research Lead for the Gynaecology Unit at the Royal Marsden and Reader in Women’s Cancers at the Institute of Cancer Research. Recorded in October 2021.

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What is Homologous Recombination Deficiency (HRD) and how does it impact ovarian cancer?

A webinar with Dr Rowan Miller, Consultant Medical Oncologist specialising in gynae-oncology and early phase clinical trials at University College London and St Bartholomew's Hospitals. Recorded in December 2021.

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Surgery for ovarian cancer: latest developments

A webinar with Professor Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami, Chair of Gynaecological Oncology and Honorary Consultant in Surgical Gyneacological Oncology at Imperial College London, about the latest advancements in surgery for ovarian cancer. Recorded in October 2020. View our information page on surgery for ovarian cancer here, or click here for our page on secondary surgery for recurrent ovarian cancer.

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The role of robotic-assisted surgery in ovarian cancer

Ms Marielle Nobbenhuis is a Consultant Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. In this webinar, Ms Nobbenhuis will introduce you to the role of robotic-assisted surgery and how it can be used during ovarian cancer procedures. Recorded in April 2021. You can also read our article on the MIRRORS trial in robotic surgery on page 12 of our Summer 2021 Ovacome Magazine.

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Treating ovarian cancer with anti-angiogenic agents

A webinar with Professor Gordon Jayson, BM, BA, Bch, FRCP, PhD, Professor of Oncology at The Christie in Manchester, on current research into treating ovarian cancer with anti-angiogenic agents, such as bevacizumab (Avastin). Recorded in November 2020. View our information page on targeted therapies here.

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Managing ascites: current and future options

The Ovacome team are joined by Professor Roshan Agarwal and Dr Mohammed Hussain from Northampton General Hospital, to talk about ascites and how its treatment could be improved in the future for ovarian cancer patients. Recorded in March 2021.

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