Tina takes it one day at a time
When Tina was suddenly diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she racked her brain to see if there had been something she had missed. Despite her doctors asking her again and again, she knew there really had been nothing obvious. Here Tina talks about her frustration, the effect on her family, and why she’...
Dee is one of the faces of our TAKE OVAR campaign
Dee talks about the need for new treatments for our TAKE OVAR campaign
When Dee was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she was fortunate enough to be able to access Avastin, one of the handful of newer treatments available. Here she talks about research, the need for new therapies and the importance of hope… New treatments are so important; they give you that extra hope,...
Dr Zahra Faraahi
Zahra shares the motivation for her research in our TAKE OVAR campaign
For Zahra, working in ovarian cancer research is more than just a job. Here she talks about research breakthroughs, the importance of funding, and the driving force behind her mission to improve the outcomes for women living with ovarian cancer… I lost my mum to ovarian cancer. It's devastating to...
Jennifer
Jennifer wishes she'd known what support was available earlier
Hindsight is perfect – just ask Jennifer. She knows better than anyone how easy it can be to explain away the warning signs of ovarian cancer... My son is a consultant gynae-oncologist specialising in ovarian cancer and yet I still didn’t know I had it! When you get to 68 years old, it’s easy to...

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