Angela
Angela counts herself lucky after being diagnosed at stage 1a
When Angela was diagnosed with ovarian cancer almost ten years ago, she knew she wanted to give something back. She talks about the importance of early diagnosis and why leaving a gift in her Will might mean saving lives in future… If it wasn’t for a simple conversation with a friend, I never would...
Sara's story
Sara cycled from London to Paris after her diagnosis
When Sara was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer, all sorts of questions ran through her head, but the one she remembers most clearly is: ‘Will I live to see Christmas?’ Here Sara talks about the misconceptions surrounding late stage ovarian cancer, cycling from London to Paris and why she’s...
Ovarian cancer was never on Angela's radar
Knowing the symptoms of ovarian cancer can lead to an earlier diagnosis and help save lives. Angela wasn’t aware of the symptoms, but she knew something definitely was not right. Here she talks about how she faced her ovarian cancer diagnosis and how important it is to be aware of the symptoms…...
Less than two months after a BRCA2 diagnosis, Janet discovered she had ovarian cancer. Here she talks about her symptoms, the pressure to remain positive and why – in the end – her diagnosis was a relief. I really hated people telling me that I was strong and positive and I would get through it. I...

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