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Sarah
Sarah hadn't heard of ovarian cancer when she was diagnosed at 25
At 25, Sarah had never heard of ovarian cancer or its symptoms. Here she talks about the shock of her diagnosis, the struggle of infertility, and why having cancer means she’ll never say no to another opportunity… I still don’t see myself as a ‘cancer patient’. The whole idea is difficult to get my...
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...
Teresa found her mental health was affected post-cancer
Like any bride-to-be, Teresa knew exactly how she wanted to look in her wedding dress, but when she struggled to fit into the gown due to a bloated tummy, she began to worry that something might be wrong. After being diagnosed with stage II ovarian cancer, Teresa talks about the effect the disease...
Claire's story
Claire stayed positive after a difficult diagnosis
When Claire began experiencing heavy bleeding and bloating after the birth of her first child, doctors repeatedly wrote her symptoms off as post-natal depression. It was only when she insisted on surgery that she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Here she explains her frustration, the importance...

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