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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cancer in women in the UK, with 7,400 people diagnosed each year. The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be very vague, particularly when the disease is in its early stages.
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Campaign images inspired by old cigarette packs featuring warnings about obesity and cancer risk

People who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK, and excess weight trumps smoking as the leading cause of four different cancer types. People who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK, and excess weight trumps smoking as the leading cause of four different cancer types.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 3 July 2019

3 July 2019

A drug could help slow the progression of some advanced ovarian cancers and extend the time that patients show no signs of disease, according to new research. A drug could help slow the progression of some advanced ovarian cancers and extend the time that patients show no signs of disease, according to new research.

by In collaboration with PA Media Group | News | 24 October 2018

24 October 2018

  • Science & Technology
  • Health & Medicine

2017 cancer research highlights: a patient's pick

Patients are at the heart of what we do, so we asked a pancreatic cancer survivor to pick the 2017 cancer research highlights that matter to him. Patients are at the heart of what we do, so we asked a pancreatic cancer survivor to pick the 2017 cancer research highlights that matter to him.

by Gabriella Beer | Analysis | 20 December 2017

20 December 2017