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Sometimes the best support can be a simple as a cup of tea and a chat
Ovarian cancer can be frightening, and many women struggle with feelings of loneliness and isolation. Ann talks about the importance of support events, and why sometimes all you need is a cup of tea and a chat…  If you get the opportunity to attend a support event, please don’t hesitate. Besides...
After her first operation, Alison thought the cancer would be gone
When Alison was told that her cancer had returned she was devastated. Now she talks about the fear and depression surrounding her recurrence, and why she wants others to know there is light at the end of the tunnel... It’s now been over three years since my last visit to the operating theatre....
Gabrielle explains why she has stopped sweating the small stuff
When Gabrielle was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she was determined to make some big life changes. After selling her business and dedicating herself to raising awareness, the outgoing mum of two explains why – these days - she’s decided to stop sweating the small stuff… I used to pride myself on...
Andrea with her daughter
Our Pathfinder 2016 report found that only 20 per cent of women can name bloating as a symptom of ovarian cancer and that nearly half of GPs believe the symptoms only present in the later stages of the disease. For years Andrea had been told that her stomach pains and bloating were due to IBS. But...

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