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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.

Discovering the BRCA2 gene – 25 years on

25 years ago, a team of our scientists were celebrating. Their risky strategy had paid off.

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An existing blood test for ovarian cancer has been re-evaluated. The results are in

Researchers have found an existing ovarian cancer blood test is far more predictive than originally thought and could potentially pick up other forms of cancer.

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Are differences in treatment driving variation in ovarian cancer survival internationally?

The latest ovarian cancer data from the ICBP reveals that while more people are surviving their cancer, there’s still a long way to go.

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The making of a living ovarian cancer biobank

Our scientists are growing a living ovarian cancer biobank in Manchester.

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An intelligent knife can tell ovarian cancer and healthy tissue apart. Could it make surgery smarter?

New research has shown that an intelligent knife can distinguish between ovarian cancer and normal tissue. Could it help make ovarian cancer surgery smarter?

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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.

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News digest – e-cig inquiry, breast cancer risk, junk food promotions, and… a lack of goodwill?

This week saw new research on brain tumour and ovarian cancers, while MPs launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes.

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News digest – Brexit, viral treatments, alcohol, and… prostate cancer screening?

In this week’s cancer news there’s Brexit plans, viruses being used as treatments, and disagreements over screening for prostate cancer.

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Searching for a blood test to monitor ovarian cancer

Our scientists are looking for ways to use blood tests in cancer prognosis and treatment planning.

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Meet our new research fellows 2016

Find out how our new up and coming researchers plan to tackle some of the big scientific questions in cancer.

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