Watch our past digital information events

Here you can watch recordings of our webinars and online Ask the Experts Q&A sessions.

We record our digital information events so you can catch up on the latest advice from ovarian cancer experts. These events range from webinars to help you live well with ovarian cancer to Ask the Experts Q&A sessions where our team put your questions about treatment and care to ovarian cancer specialists.

While many women have joined us live for our events, we know that some of you can't always make it. Here you can watch back a selection of our digital events that cover key information for living with ovarian cancer.

Our upcoming sessions can be watched live alongside other women, friends and family affected by ovarian cancer in the Ovarian Cancer Community. You can also access the full range of past events in this group.

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 Living well sessions

Diet and nutrition: navigating advice – 2 December 2021

Our second session with Specialist Oncology Dietitian, Janet Chu provides expert, evidence-based advice on special and restrictive diets, dietary management of common side effects and guidance on healthy eating. 

Maggie's Cardiff: Introduction to emotional resilience – 28 July 2021

Jo Soldan, Clinical Psychologist at Maggie’s Cardiff gives advice on coping emotionally with a diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

Getting back into exercise – 1 April 2021

Sally de la Poer, Cancer Rehabilitation Physiotherapist, talks about how to help build your fitness and strength and combat fatigue and leads a short practical session to help you ease back into exercise.

Mindfulness with Maggie's  – 30 November 2020

Lorrie Cameron, Centre Head of Maggie's Lanarkshire, talks about the benefits of mindfulness and directs you through a few simple mindfulness exercises to help you stay relaxed in the present moment. 

Diet and nutrition  – 14 July 2020

Led by Janet Chu, this session helps take the confusion out of nutritional advice. Janet speaks about the loss of taste, easing digestive discomfort and eating well with a stoma. And shares evidence-based approaches you can use to take care of yourself.

Relationships and intimacy – 18 June 2020

Led by Lynn Buckley, Psychosexual Therapist and Clinical Nurse Specialist, this session provides advice and approaches that may help with communication, body image, sex and intimacy during these unusual times.  

Living with fatigue – 4 June 2020

Led by Mara Sheldon, Occupational Therapist, this online workshop discusses the impact fatigue can have, especially during the pandemic.

Coping with uncertainty – 1 May 2020

Led by Dr Shradha Lakhani, Clinical Psychologist, this online seminar focuses on coping with uncertainty for women living with and beyond ovarian cancer. 

Ask the Experts sessions

Ask the Experts: Being Together Wales – 28 July 2021

Hear from local experts about newest developments and how they can support you:

  • Dr Emma Hudson, Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Velindre Cancer Centre
  • Dr Aarti Sharma, Consultant Gynaecological Oncological Surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales 
  • Sarah Burton, Macmillan Lead Gynae Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Velindre Cancer Centre 
Ask the Experts: Being Together Scotland – 30 November 2020

Hear from local experts about the newest developments and how they can support you:

  • Mr Kevin Burton, Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist at Glasgow Royal Infirmary
  • Professor Charlie Gourley, Medical Oncologist at Western General Hospital and researcher at University of Edinburgh
  • Lorraine Chitambo, Gynae Surgical Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist at Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
Ask the Experts with Dr Shibani Nicum – 27 August 2020

Watch our session with Dr Shibani Nicum, Consultant Medical Oncologist, and Valerie Lang, a specialist nurse on Target Ovarian Cancer’s support line.

Dr Nicum specialises in the treatment of women with ovarian cancer and other gynaecological cancers at the Oxford Cancer Centre. As well as treating women, she is also the Oxford gynae-oncology research lead. Dr Nicum’s particular interests are in BRCA mutated cancers and the development of new personalised therapies.

Ask the Experts with Professor Charlie Gourley – 21 May 2020

Professor Charlie Gourley, oncologist and ovarian cancer researcher, and Valerie Lang, specialist nurse at Target Ovarian Cancer, answer questions about ovarian cancer treatment, care and research. 

Professor Gourley is an oncologist and researcher working in Edinburgh who has led several successful clinical trials into ovarian cancer treatment.