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Darren tells his mum Linda's story from her diagnosis to her last days
Darren’s mum Linda was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and passed away in September 2016. Darren has since run the London Marathon in memory of Linda, and also has plans to complete this year’s Great North Run. He tells their story from her diagnosis to her last days. Before my mum was diagnosed, she...
Ann
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...
Peggy had ups as well as downs when she was diagnosed
Everyone’s ovarian cancer story is individual. Like most women who have been diagnosed, parts of my story are unique to me, whilst other bits are things we can all relate to. The first time I realised that something was wrong was when I started experiencing nipping pains in my pelvis and thought it...
Seren
Seren was just 19 when she was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer
When Seren started her first year at university, she knew the experience would be life-changing - she just didn’t know how much… I was 19 years old when I was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer.   I started feeling a bit rough just after Christmas. I was in my first year of university and although...

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