As a nurse, Linda knew something wasn't right
Despite her doctor’s reassurances, when Linda discovered her CA125 level was raised, she knew things were serious. Here she talks about her diagnosis, the support of her GP and why, thanks to medical advances, she’s still around to tell her story… I knew it was serious when I came home to an...
Glynys
Glynis thanks her GP for testing for ovarian cancer quickly
When Glynis went to her GP complaining of bloating he quickly sent her for a CA125 blood test. She had no idea his quick thinking would end up saving her life… I lost my husband three years ago to cancer. When he was sick he looked so ill, so when I got ill and looked so well, I couldn’t believe I...
Sarah
Sarah hadn't heard of ovarian cancer when she was diagnosed at 25
At 25, Sarah had never heard of ovarian cancer or its symptoms. Here she talks about the shock of her diagnosis, the struggle of infertility, and why having cancer means she’ll never say no to another opportunity… I still don’t see myself as a ‘cancer patient’. The whole idea is difficult to get my...
Allison
Allison wants young people to be taken seriously about health concerns
Diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 25, Allison struggled to come to terms with the delays she faced in diagnosis. She opens up about her experiences and explains why cancer has given her the confidence to face the unknown… One thing I’ve learnt from my own experience is that you need to trust your...

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