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Jo set a tangible goal to get her through chemo and clinical trials
After being diagnosed at stage IV, Jo was ready to face ovarian cancer with everything she had. With support from her family and tangible goals to look towards, she’s gotten through clinical trials, chemotherapy and cold cap sessions… Just after my diagnosis a friend of my daughter’s told us she...
Julie is inspired by her mother's strength
Whenever Julie is looking for strength to help her cope with her diagnosis, she just closes her eyes and remembers her mother’s voice… "There’s nothing you can’t do if you set your mind to it…" that’s what my mum always used to tell me. That’s why, when this disease returns – and it floors me every...
Pam has been living with ovarian cancer for over 12 years
Pam was diagnosed with Stage IIIA ovarian cancer in 2006. She explains why she’s never asked, ‘Why me?’ and how she’s stayed positive through thirteen rounds of treatment… I’d never been ill before in my life. I was really fit and healthy, I’d never smoked and I breastfed all three of my children....
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Julie discovered a family link to cancer
When Julie went to her doctor complaining of sickness and bloating, she had no way of knowing that her symptoms might be linked to her sister’s breast cancer diagnosis. Here she talks about family history, and why – when it comes to getting answers – sometimes the small details can end up being the...

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