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Val's cancer experience helped deepen her faith
Val experienced symptoms over a period of years before going to her doctor. After tests, it was discovered that she had stage II ovarian cancer. She underwent a full hysterectomy and several rounds of chemotherapy. Although she later suffered a recurrence and had to undergo more treatment, she has...
Allison
Allison struggled to come to terms with the impact on her fertility
After being diagnosed with ovarian cancer at such a young age, Allison struggled to come to terms with the impact the disease had on her fertility. She opens up about her experiences and explains why cancer has given her the confidence to face the unknown… One of the things I’ve learnt from my own...
When Tracey was diagnosed with ovarian and endometrial cancer, she turned to the internet to connect with other women diagnosed with the disease. But after undergoing successful treatment, she decided she wanted to give something back to all the women who had helped keep her going.  Here she opens...
Shelley and her daughter
Shelley was most worried about the implications for her daughter
When Shelley discovered she carried the BRCA1 mutation her emotions were mixed. She now had access to more treatment options, but she was terrified about what the result might mean for her daughter… The first time I was offered genetic testing I refused. It just didn’t feel right. But after my...

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