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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 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...
Kate Simpson
Kate has learnt to love herself again
Like many women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Kate struggled with self-confidence and body image after her treatment had ended. Here she talks about how with the help of her husband – she’s learnt to love herself again… Sneaky Ovarian cancer is a sneaky thing. The symptoms can be mistaken for so...
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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...