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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...
Amanda
Amanda is dedicated to raising awareness of ovarian cancer
Amanda is dedicated to raising awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer, worked tirelessly through Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month on social media. Her Thunderclap reached millions across the world. Here is her story. I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 42. What kept me going back to my GP was...
Ann
Ann thought she was 'just tired', but it was much more serious
When Ann was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she couldn’t help feeling ‘ripped off’. An active and health-conscious 51-year-old, Ann struggled to accept that her healthy lifestyle hadn’t prevented her from becoming unwell.  Here she talks about the importance of listening to your body, and why she...

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