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Julia
I try to live a normal life – just at a slightly slower pace.
When Julia was diagnosed with primary peritoneal cancer in early 2013, she couldn’t help feeling like it was some kind of surreal joke. She's sharing her story for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, as she reflects on the last few years, she talks about living with cancer and why everybody deserves a...
Helen
The biggest change is discovering that I’m stronger than I thought
From stoma pep talks to causing chaos on the chemotherapy ward, Helen describes what it’s really like to live with ovarian cancer and why for her, it’s important to keep smiling… On my first visit to chemotherapy I got myself sent to the ‘naughty corner’. I hadn’t really known what to expect, and...
Jean wants to give hope to other women dealing with a recurrence
Ten years after her first diagnosis, Jean talks trials, treatments and why she wants to give hope to other women dealing with a recurrence… Looking back now, I don’t think I ever really felt unwell. Back in 2007, I’d gone to my doctor complaining of urinary incontinence and received a referral to...
Debbie
Life is so precious, I’m certainly not going to spend it looking back
This March, Debbie and her colleagues will be putting on their boldest outifts for the Big Colour Clash to raise money and awareness for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Join in and Start Making Noise so together we can make sure that every woman in the UK has the best chance of survival. Sign up...

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