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Dr Alison
Dr Alison shares her experience as a GP
Dr Alison Wint, a GP in South Gloucestershire and clinical lead for cancer in her local area, believes that awareness of symptoms and early diagnosis of all cancers is crucial. Dr Wint discusses her work on earlier diagnosis of ovarian cancer and why awareness is so important… A choice I don’t...
Moira
Moira wants to share her story to give others hope
After undergoing successful treatment for ovarian cancer, Moira thought she’d feel relieved. Instead, she found herself struggling with the fear that her cancer would return. Here she talks about the changes she’s been through, how to stay positive, and the truth about coping… While I was having my...
As a nurse, Linda knew something wasn't right
Despite her doctor’s reassurances, when Linda discovered her CA125 level was raised, she knew things were serious. Here she talks about her diagnosis, the support of her GP and why, thanks to medical advances, she’s still around to tell her story… I knew it was serious when I came home to an...
Glynys
Glynis thanks her GP for testing for ovarian cancer quickly
When Glynis went to her GP complaining of bloating he quickly sent her for a CA125 blood test. She had no idea his quick thinking would end up saving her life… I lost my husband three years ago to cancer. When he was sick he looked so ill, so when I got ill and looked so well, I couldn’t believe I...

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