Audrey
Audrey was diagnosed after experiencing abdominal pain
When Audrey went along to her first Being Together day, she was terrified. She had no idea what to expect. Would the event be sad? Depressing? Would everyone there be sick? Instead she made a new friend and says the whole experience filled her with hope… When I was examined by my GP and told my...
Ann-Marie
Ann-Marie learnt to trust her body over everything
Not everyone has the textbook symptoms of ovarian cancer…just ask Ann-Marie. Here she talks about her unusual route to diagnosis, the fear of the unknown and why, when it comes to ovarian cancer, knowing your body is just as important as knowing the symptoms. Coming to terms with my diagnosis was...
Vix had difficulty getting her diagnosis
When Vix was diagnosed with stage III fallopian tube cancer, she wasn’t prepared for how her life would change. Here she talks about grieving for ‘before’, and how encouraging other women to talk about cancer has helped her to stay positive… The aftermath of ovarian cancer is tough; you can’t help...
Julie
Julie discovered a family link to cancer
When Julie went to her doctor complaining of sickness and bloating, she had no way of knowing that her symptoms might be linked to her sister’s breast cancer diagnosis. Here she talks about family history, and why – when it comes to getting answers – sometimes the small details can end up being the...

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