Diane wasn't told about the link between breast and ovarian cancer
When Diane was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she couldn’t help asking ‘why me?’ Despite having already had triple negative breast cancer, no one had ever discussed genetic testing with her or explained the possible link between breast and ovarian cancer. Now Diane talks about her frustration, the...
Tracey's ovarian cancer inspired her to find more passion in life
When Tracey was told she had ovarian cancer, she was torn between wanting more information about her diagnosis and the fear of what she might learn. Here, she talks about how Target Ovarian Cancer helped her to access the right kind of information, and why her diagnosis has inspired her to find...
Lisa
Lisa struggled to accept her new 'normal' after diagnosis
Life after an ovarian cancer diagnosis can sometimes look drastically different to the one you had before. When Lisa was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer, she initially struggled to accept her new normal. Now, three years on, she talks about self-worth, the power of acceptance and why her...
Hazel
Me, Bob, and my ovarian cancer diagnosis
When Hazel’s dog Bob jumped on her tummy, it made her think twice about the discomfort she’d been experiencing for a few weeks. Hazel was a primary school teacher and had put her bloating and tiredness down to a hectic lifestyle. Here she talks about the joy of living, and why she believes her dog...

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