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After losing her mother, Sarah was determined to raise awareness
After losing her mother to ovarian cancer in 2013, Sarah was determined to raise awareness and help other women with the disease. Here she talks about the loss of her mother, the BRCA gene and why she’s opted for preventative surgery… I’m one of two girls – my sister doesn’t have a mutation in the...
Tatum's mum was diagnosed with ovarian cancer
Tatum's mum was diagnosed with ovarian cancer
Tatum, 39, was in the middle of treatment for breast cancer in America when her mum Barbara was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer back home in the UK. Barbara had spent months repeatedly – and uncharacteristically – going back to her GP with symptoms and worries but a diagnosis of ovarian...
Joanna-Barker-chairman-founder-Target Ovarian Cancer
Founder of Target Ovarian Cancer
Target Ovarian Cancer founder Joanna Barker tells her story. Despite the fact that her mother was already being treated for ovarian cancer, when sister Sarah began to show symptoms no-one realised it was the same disease. My sister Sarah’s road to diagnosis was long and convoluted, like many of the...

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