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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...
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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...