The experience of having cancer has stayed with Lesley for a long time
The experience of having cancer can often stay with you long after treatment ends. Two and a half years on, Lesley says that even the smallest reminders can send her right back to the moment she was diagnosed… Sometimes I go back to the moment I was told I had ovarian cancer. Once the gynaecologist...
Jodie and Thomas hugging
Jodie and her family wanted to fundraise in memory of her mum
Jodie and her family were left shocked when wife, mum and grandma Yvonne passed away just four weeks after her ovarian cancer diagnosis. They wanted to fundraise to make a difference, and decided to take on The Ovarian Cancer Walk|Run together, driven by 10-year-old Thomas… Mum was diagnosed only...
Sinead
Sinead was diagnosed when she was just 21 years old
Ovarian cancer can affect women of all ages – just ask Sinead. Diagnosed at 21 years old, she talks about raising awareness, the difficulty in finding someone her own age to talk to, and her hopes of starting a family one day… I had just turned 21 when I was diagnosed. At the time everyone thought...
Toni was shocked by her diagnosis, but has found new hope.
When Toni was told she had clear cell ovarian cancer she struggled to deal with the shock. She’d gone in to hospital for what she thought was a routine operation, and come away with a cancer diagnosis. Toni explains the challenges associated with having a rare form of the disease, why she’s so...

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