Despite a difficult diagnosis, Diane has never given up hope.
When Diane’s consultant told her that the tumour in her ovary was borderline, everyone expected her to feel relieved. After all, it wasn’t ‘full-blown’ cancer. Instead, Diane felt more alone than ever. Here she talks about her path to diagnosis, borderline ovarian cancer and why despite some...
When Sara was diagnosed with stage III/IV ovarian cancer, all sorts of questions ran through her head, but the one she remembers most clearly is this: ‘will I live to see Christmas?’ Here Sara talks about mortality, the misconceptions surrounding late stage ovarian cancer and why she’s determined...
Nicola's ovarian cancer diagnosis has improved her mental health
Nicola was getting ready to start a new job and a new life abroad when she diagnosed with stage I ovarian cancer… My mental health has improved as a result of my diagnosis. Life prior to cancer was a treadmill. Now, I spend much more time being grateful for the simple things and living in the...
Suzie's ovarian cancer was caught early because she knew the symptoms
When Suzie was told her stomach pain was the result of IBS, she knew the doctor was wrong. This pain felt somehow different and Suzie was determined to push for further investigation. Now, as she contemplates the prospect of remission, Suzie talks ovarian cysts, the power of friendship and why she’...

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