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Wednesday 30 March 2016
In 2012, 39-year-old teacher Sarah and her partner decided to embark on their first cycle of IVF treatment. But at the first routine scan of her ovaries, a 10cm tumour was found, and so began more than a year of diagnosis and treatment for ovarian cancer. Now 44 and the proud owner of Jarvis the...
Monday 21 March 2016
The Appointment by Jill Rudd To celebrate World Poetry Day, we have this powerful poem by Jill, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.   The doctor looked quite puzzled ‘So tell me once again – You’re feeling very tired And you have a little pain?’   ‘Oh it’s not just ‘very tired’ It’s so much...
Thursday 17 March 2016
Anne Ainsworth is 55 and from Wiltshire. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in late 2014. Here she blogs about the modern minefield of ‘lifestyle risks’ associated with cancer and how they may or may not be linked to the disease. After being diagnosed with ovarian cancer I started to read about...
Tuesday 15 March 2016
Angela Barnes is full of admiration for her ‘mother hen’ friend from school, a Macmillan nurse who is taking on the Great Wall of China to raise money for charity. She wrote this article for Standard Issue. In 2006 the wonderful comedian Linda Smith passed away; she had been suffering from ovarian...