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Following her diagnoses, Penny has a bright outlook on life
Despite worrying that her ovarian cancer will return, Penny explains why she’s determined not to let it stop her from making the most of her life… For me, the most difficult part of having ovarian cancer was hearing that it will probably come back. Unfair   I first knew something was wrong when I...
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Pauline shares her fundraising secrets in our TAKE OVAR campaign
After Pauline's ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment, she knew she wanted to give something back. Here she talks about her passion for fundraising and why her family is 100 per cent behind her - even if that means they never get to eat any of her baking… Finding out wasn't a shock. In my mind I...
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Rob shares his motivation for fundraising in our TAKE OVAR campaign
When Rob’s mother passed away after an ovarian cancer diagnosis, he was determined to channel his grief into something positive. Three marathons and some £20,000 pounds later, Rob talks about the power of fundraising, and how he went from exercise novice to marathon man… My mum Jean was 63 when she...
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Kathy knows the importance of an early diagnosis
For Kathy, being told she had cancer was one of the worst days of her life. Here she talks about how she’s learnt to deal with her diagnosis, and why waiting is the hardest part… The day they they told me I had cancer in the pelvic area was one of the worst days of my life. My husband wasn’t there...