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Mary
Most of the Mary's relatives on her father's side have had cancer
It was only after being diagnosed that Mary discovered she had a family history of ovarian cancer. Here she discusses the shock of her diagnosis, and why she believes it’s so important for women to know their risk of ovarian cancer...  I had always known that two of my aunts died young. I was told...
An expert Q& A session had a dramatic impact on Shani's life
When Shani attended one of our Being Together events back in 2014, she had no idea that an expert Q&A session would have such a dramatic impact on her life. Here Shani talks about ovarian cancer and what it really means to test positive for the BRCA 2 gene… I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer...
Diane
Diane wants to raise awareness in the Jewish community
As a carrier of the BRCA 1 gene mutation, Diane talks about her experiences of breast and ovarian cancer and why she believes there needs to be more awareness within the Jewish community… I’ve had a pretty tough time over the last few years. I was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer back in 1998. ...
Breast cancer followed by ovarian cancer was more than just bad luck
When Adele was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999, her doctor put it down to bad luck. She had no idea that a little over 8 years later she’d be dealing with an ovarian cancer diagnosis and the knowledge that she had a BRCA 2 gene mutation.  Here Adele talks about Angelina Jolie, genetic testing...

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