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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

This March we’re putting ovarian cancer in the spotlight, and we need your help. Find out how you can get involved.

Will you join us this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to help improve early diagnosis and ensure more people get the treatment and support they need? 

Right now:

  • Only one in five people can name bloating as a symptom of ovarian cancer
  • Two thirds are diagnosed late when the cancer has already spread
  • Waiting time for treatment is longer than all other cancers except one
  • Public spending on research into treatment is declining

Enough is enough. We're determined to change this.

Donate, raise awarenessfundraise or connect with others – whatever you do will help save lives and provide much-needed support. 

Raise awareness

Sign our pledge

Transform the future of ovarian cancer diagnosis, treatment and support by signing our pledge, and we’ll keep you updated on our work and how you can help. Let’s work together to save lives. 

SIGN THE PLEDGE NOW

Raise awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms

Raise awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms so everyone in your community knows what to look out for this March. 

Fundraise

Take on the 11,000 Steps a Day challenge

Three Target Ovarian Cancer fundraisers wearing purple t-shirts walking to raise money

11 people die from ovarian cancer every day. Will you step up to the 11,000 Steps a Day challenge this March and raise money for ovarian cancer?

All you need is a smartphone to track your 11,000 steps each day and some friends to chat with as you walk!

Sign up to the 11,000 Steps a Day challenge

Run for Mum

A group of Target Ovarian Cancer runners sat by a statue smiling in the sunshine

This Mother's Day (27 March) run for someone you remember, for someone you know or for future generations affected by ovarian cancer. Take on a 5k, 10k or stretch yourself to a half marathon in London’s Clapham Common. 

Sign up to Run for Mum

    Bake for Change  

    Pauline, a Target Ovarian Cancer fundraiser, standing behind a table of homemade cakes

    Enjoy baking or eating cake? Want to change the future for ovarian cancer awareness, diagnosis, treatment and support? Then get together with friends, family or co-workers this March for a tea party or bake sale and Bake for Change.  

    Sign up to Bake for Change

    Pedal for Progress

    A target ovarian cancer fundraiser smiling next to her bike at the seafront

    Cycle 41 miles for the 41,000 women with ovarian cancer in the UK this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

    Sign up to Pedal for Progress

    Do your own thing

    Two Target Ovarian Cancer fundraisers completing a headshave for Target Ovarian Cancer

    If you have a great fundraising idea or need some inspiration, we're here to help you!

    More ways to fundraise

    Connect with others

    Join our community

    woman on phone having chemo

    Sometimes it helps to talk to someone who's been through what you’re going through. Our Ovarian Cancer Community is an open and understanding place for everyone affected by ovarian cancer, including those with a diagnosis and family and friends.

    This March, why not join our community? Your experiences and words of kindness can make a huge difference to someone else who is struggling today. 

    Join the Ovarian Cancer Community on Facebook

    Remembering loved ones

    Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is a difficult time if you’ve lost a loved one. Our wall of remembrance gives you a space to take a moment amidst the noise to remember someone dear to you.

    Remember someone special

    Your support will transform lives

    How your money could help people affected by ovarian cancer

    • £25

      £25

      Fund training

      £25 means three GPs can access training to ensure early diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

    • £50

      £50

      Fund awareness

      £50 helps 50 people learn about the symptoms of ovarian cancer through our leaflets. Knowing the symptoms and when to visit the GP is crucial.

    • £170

      £170

      Fund support

      £170 means our support line can help 10 people who need advice and information they can trust.