Get sponsored to complete our active Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month challenges. Join us on 26 March in Hyde Park, London for Run 11. Take on 11k (or 5.5k) to raise vital funds and awareness.
Not a runner? No problem! Take 11,000 steps every day in March, and together let's stop ovarian cancer devastating lives.
You don’t need to break a sweat to support Target Ovarian Cancer. With Raise 11, you can fundraise your way. This is your chance to get creative – bake 11 cakes, get sponsored for 11 acts of kindness or stay silent for 11 hours!
Symptoms awareness saves lives – so let’s shout about them. We need you to help spread the word about the signs of ovarian cancer. Tell 11 people, share 11 stories – there are lots of easy ways to make a noise!
1 in 5
1 in 5
know that bloating is a symptom of ovarian cancer
1 in 100
1 in 100
know that needing to wee more often is a symptom
4 in 10
4 in 10
wrongly believe that cervical screening detects ovarian cancer
March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – our time to act.
Do you need to wait until March to act?
No – throughout the year, we work with our community to create change. You don't need to wait to campaign, raise awareness, fundraise or connect with others – or read real life stories – whatever you do, whenever you do it, will help improve early diagnosis and ensure more people get the treatment and support they need.
What did we do last year?
Together, our incredible community achieved so much last year for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
Whether it was raising money or awareness, sharing stories or campaigning for change – the impact you made was huge.
Here are just a few things we got up to:
Demanded awareness, so that everyone is diagnosed early and gets the life-saving treatment they need. Over 15,000 of you added your names to our open letters to governments across the UK.
Raised vital funds to support our work, to help us campaign for change, research newer and kinder treatments and strengthen our supportive community. You walked 4.5 million steps, cycled thousands of miles and baked hundreds of cakes!
Shared your stories on TV, in newspapers and all over social media, so everyone knows what symptoms to look out for.
Influenced decision makers, with over 100 elected representatives becoming Teal Heroes who pledged to fight for better diagnosis, treatments and support.
But it doesn't stop here, find out more about ways to support our work.