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Natalie was told she was too young to have ovarian cancer
When doctors told Natalie, that she was too young to have ovarian cancer she refused to listen. Armed with a family history of the disease, and a list of ‘classic’ symptoms, the 36-year-old mum of two kept going back to her doctor and asking for a second opinion. Her perseverance ended up saving...
Diane was diagnosed in 2012, after many delays
Diane, 40, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012. Frustrated by the delays she experienced in being diagnosed, she is passionate about speaking out to make sure other women do not suffer the same issues. Diane lives with her teenage son in Walthamstow, London. I knew something was wrong with me...
Laura was diagnosed after seeing the symptoms on Facebook
Laura was diagnosed after seeing the symptoms on Facebook
Laura had no idea she had ovarian cancer until she stumbled across a friend’s Facebook post… I first realised I could have cancer when I saw a post on Facebook listing all the symptoms of the disease. A friend had shared a post from a friend of theirs about her experiences of cancer and what she’d...
Jules was diagnosed with ovarian cancer 12 weeks after giving birth
Pregnant with her first child, Jules was repeatedly told by doctors that the pain she was experiencing was the result of a harmless cyst. Five months later, at the age of 37, she was dealing with a radical hysterectomy, a new baby and an ovarian cancer diagnosis… Just because you’re young doesn’t...

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