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Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity. We work to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to women with ovarian cancer.

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Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity. We work to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to women with ovarian cancer.

    GP Podcast One: Improving outcomes for women in primary care - Anne & Sara

    GP Podcast One: Improving outcomes for women in primary care - Anne & Sara

    This educational podcast for primary care has been created by Target Ovarian Cancer in partnership with the Primary Care Women's Health Forum, in support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. 

    Dr Anne Connolly  interviews Sara Pardoe, who has a diagnosis of ovarian cancer, and discusses how we as primary care GPs can work together to improve the outcomes of women with this type of cancer.
    Support the show (https://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/)

    • 32 min
    GP Podcast Two: Ovarian cancer from the primary care perspective - Sharon & Victoria

    GP Podcast Two: Ovarian cancer from the primary care perspective - Sharon & Victoria

    This educational podcast for primary care has been created by Target Ovarian Cancer in partnership with the Primary Care Women's Health Forum, in support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. 

    In this podcast, Dr Sharon Tate, Head of Primary Care Development at Target Ovarian Cancer, and GP Dr Victoria Barber discuss ovarian cancer diagnosis from the primary care perspective.
    Support the show (https://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/)

    • 27 min
    Ovarian cancer in the spotlight

    Ovarian cancer in the spotlight

    Katie Salt, Information and Support Manager, and Val Lang, Nurse Adviser, chat about the ovarian cancer storylines in Channel 5's Neighbours and BBC's EastEnders. We cover how Neighbours portrayed Sonya Rebecchi's diagnosis and treatment, as well as elements of living with ovarian cancer such as talking to children and partner support. We also look at how EastEnders have managed their Jean Slater storyline so far, including the symptoms and misdiagnosis issues they've highlighted. 

    For more information about ovarian cancer, please visit targetovariancancer.org.uk. 

    If you would like to speak to one of our Nurse Advisers, please contact our Support Line on 020 7923 5475.
    Support the show (https://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/)

    • 25 min
    Living well with cancer at Christmas

    Living well with cancer at Christmas

    Christmas, family holidays and other big occasions can be stressful times, and can only become more complex with a cancer diagnosis. We discuss managing expectations, letting go of perfectionist attitudes and communicating with family and friends effectively. 
    Note: this podcast is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice and treatment. Always consult with your medical practitioners on your personal treatment and lifestyle guidelines.
    Support the show (https://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/)

    • 29 min
    Clinical trials: Your questions answered

    Clinical trials: Your questions answered

    Our Nurse Advisers, Joan and Val, have recorded a podcast to answer some of your questions about clinical trials, including what they are, how they work and how you can find one near you.
    Support the show (https://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/)

    • 16 min
    Ovarian cancer, sex and intimacy

    Ovarian cancer, sex and intimacy

    A diagnosis of ovarian cancer and the resulting treatment can cause difficulties which can impact your sexuality, sex life and relationships. We caught up with Lynn Buckley (Clinical Nurse Specialist and Psychosexual Therapist) to answer your questions.
    Support the show (https://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/)

    • 16 min

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