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Glynys
Glynis thanks her GP for testing for ovarian cancer quickly
When Glynis went to her GP complaining of bloating he quickly sent her for a CA125 blood test. She had no idea his quick thinking would end up saving her life… I lost my husband three years ago to cancer. When he was sick he looked so ill, so when I got ill and looked so well, I couldn’t believe I...
Allison
Allison wants young people to be taken seriously about health concerns
Diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 25, Allison struggled to come to terms with the delays she faced in diagnosis. She opens up about her experiences and explains why cancer has given her the confidence to face the unknown… One thing I’ve learnt from my own experience is that you need to trust your...
Liz
Liz knows first-hand the importance of paying attention to your body
Like many women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Liz’s story began with the feeling that something just ‘wasn’t quite right’. Here she talks about the importance of paying attention to your body, how she coped with the bad days and why she couldn’t have done any of it without the love and support of...
Carolyn faced an ovarian cancer diagnosis after breast cancer treatment
Carolyn faced ovarian cancer after breast cancer treatment
After finishing treatment for breast cancer, Carolyn could have been forgiven for thinking the hard part was over. But when she began experiencing tummy swelling, she was soon dealing with the shock of an ovarian cancer diagnosis. Here she talks about her experience, and why she believes it’s the...

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