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How we're taking action

At Ovarian Cancer Action, we know that taking action on hereditary cancer saves lives. Find out what we’re doing here.

What's the link between our genetics & risk of cancer?

Gift has a strong family history of ovarian cancer. She went to meet Dr Jonathan Krell at the Ovarian Cancer Action Research centre to find out more about the BRCA gene mutation and how his research is helping families like hers who are at an increased risk of developing certain cancers.

Read Gift's story