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Nicola's ovarian cancer diagnosis has improved her mental health
Nicola was getting ready to start a new job and a new life abroad when she diagnosed with stage I ovarian cancer… My mental health has improved as a result of my diagnosis. Life prior to cancer was a treadmill. Now, I spend much more time being grateful for the simple things and living in the...
Suzie's ovarian cancer was caught early because she knew the symptoms
When Suzie was told her stomach pain was the result of IBS, she knew the doctor was wrong. This pain felt somehow different and Suzie was determined to push for further investigation. Now, as she contemplates the prospect of remission, Suzie talks ovarian cysts, the power of friendship and why she’...
The experience of having cancer has stayed with Lesley for a long time
The experience of having cancer can often stay with you long after treatment ends. Two and a half years on, Lesley says that even the smallest reminders can send her right back to the moment she was diagnosed… Sometimes I go back to the moment I was told I had ovarian cancer. Once the gynaecologist...
Sinead
Sinead was diagnosed when she was just 21 years old
Ovarian cancer can affect women of all ages – just ask Sinead. Diagnosed at 21 years old, she talks about raising awareness, the difficulty in finding someone her own age to talk to, and her hopes of starting a family one day… I had just turned 21 when I was diagnosed. At the time everyone thought...

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