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My poem to raise awareness
Jan got in touch with us during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to share with us a poem she wrote about ovarian cancer. She told us her story and explained why it’s important to her that more women know about the symptoms. "March is a significant month for me.  Not only is it ovarian...

Posted: Thu 3rd Apr 14 13:49
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One woman walks Wales
Ursula was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2011, when she was 31 years old. By March 2012 she was in follow-up treatment. Two years later she is taking on an epic walk around Wales to fundraise and raise awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms. In 2011 I was just any old 31 year old, taking a couple...

Posted: Fri 28th Mar 14 09:24
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Being Together in Southampton
Being Together, which took place a week ago on Thursday 13 March in Southampton, was a first for me at Target Ovarian Cancer as I joined the charity only recently as the Digital Communications Manager. My role focuses on communicating with women with ovarian cancer - as well as other...

Posted: Thu 20th Mar 14 16:55
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Kerry’s campaign for her daughter Gemma
Kerry Tallis’ world changed forever when her daughter, Gemma, went for a scan on July 18, 2011. Doctors thought she had a cyst on her ovary. However, a few weeks later, following surgery to remove the cyst, doctors said she had stage three ovarian cancer. Gemma had been feeling bloated for a...

Posted: Wed 19th Mar 14 12:23
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