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Chay learnt not to take her health for granted at a young age
When Chay became bloated whilst studying for her A-Levels, she wasn’t too concerned. Like most teenagers, she assumed it was ‘exam weight’ and it never crossed her mind that it would be something serious. So when she was diagnosed with stage 1A ovarian cancer aged just 17, and later endometriosis,...
Nicola
Nicola had never even considered ovarian cancer as a possibility
Every month hundreds of women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and two thirds will be diagnosed after the cancer has spread making it much more difficult to treat. Join us this March as we Start Making Noise so that together we can make sure that every woman with ovarian cancer has the best...
Jo
Jo had no idea that women in their 30s could get ovarian cancer
Every year 1,000 women under the age of 50 are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. When Jo was diagnosed in her 30s, she had no idea what to expect. Here she talks motherhood, menopause and why you’re never too young to know the symptoms of ovarian cancer…   I didn't think women in their 30s got ovarian...
Seren
Seren was just 19 when she was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer
When Seren started her first year at university, she knew the experience would be life-changing - she just didn’t know how much… I was 19 years old when I was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer.   I started feeling a bit rough just after Christmas. I was in my first year of university and although...

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