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Amanda
Amanda is dedicated to raising awareness of ovarian cancer
Amanda is dedicated to raising awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer, working tirelessly through Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month on social media. Her Thunderclap is set to reach millions across the world. Here is her story. I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 42. What kept me going back to...
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...
Fiona
Fiona is determined not to take a single second for granted
When Fiona Munro was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer at the age of 30, she was determined not to take a single second for granted.  Championing the power of positivity and the joy of kindness, Fiona explains why she sees her cancer diagnosis as the ultimate gift… You can be young and get...
Ingrid was much more likely to carry the BRCA gene mutation
Ingrid knows all about the BRCA gene mutation. As an Ashkenazi Jewish woman, she’s around 10 times more likely to carry the mutation than women in the general population. Now, having recently received confirmation that she has the BRCA1 gene mutation, she talks about her ovarian cancer experience,...

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