Vix had difficulty getting her diagnosis
When Vix was diagnosed with stage III fallopian tube cancer, she wasn’t prepared for how her life would change. Here she talks about grieving for ‘before’, and how encouraging other women to talk about cancer has helped her to stay positive… The aftermath of ovarian cancer is tough; you can’t help...
Julie
Julie discovered a family link to cancer
When Julie went to her doctor complaining of sickness and bloating, she had no way of knowing that her symptoms might be linked to her sister’s breast cancer diagnosis. Here she talks about family history, and why – when it comes to getting answers – sometimes the small details can end up being the...
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...

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