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Wendy was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2002
For three years, Wendy went back and forth to her GP complaining of stomach pains, bloating and fatigue. She was told that her symptoms were the result of the menopause, stress and anaemia. She never imagined that she might have ovarian cancer… I was 49 years old when I first made an appointment to...
Ursula Martin
Four years after diagnosis Ursula is walking 3,300 miles around Wales
Four years after diagnosis, Ursula walked 3,700 miles round, through and across Wales Ursula Martin was 31 and house sitting in Bulgaria when she was diagnosed with stage 1A ovarian cancer during a Christmas visit home. In early 2014, the now 35-year-old decided to walk nearly 4,000 miles around...
David lost his wife to ovarian cancer, and now campaigns for awareness
Councillor David Graham tells us about his efforts to call for more to be done to raise awareness of ovarian cancer among women and health professionals, after his own personal experience of his wife's ovarian cancer. In February 2015, I did my bit to raise ovarian cancer awareness with a motion at...
Lynn-story
Lynn's experience has made her raise symptoms awareness
Lynn, from Staffordshire, is a postwoman and mum living with ovarian cancer. Like many women, Lynn had never even heard of ovarian cancer, let alone knew of the symptoms. As a result, it was months before she was diagnosed in the advanced stages of ovarian cancer. She now campaigns for symptoms...

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