Doctors thought it was impossible for Janet to have ovarian cancer
Janet’s ovarian cancer diagnosis came as a shock – particularly as she’d had a full hysterectomy with the removal of both ovaries over 30 years previously. Here she talks about her ‘one in a million’ diagnosis, defying expectations and why she’s living proof that you can live well with ovarian...
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...
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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