Your Stories

Your Stories

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    05 April 2017

    Amanda Cawthorn

    Eventually I had a firm date for the operation. The cyst was now 26cm across and had grown 10cm in the last month...
    Amanda Cawthorne Your Stories
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    01 April 2017

    Anita Leslau

    I’m probably doing more now than I did a few years ago before I was diagnosed.I have one more ambition – to go...
    Anita Leslau Your Stories
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    02 March 2017

    Fiona Murphy

    “I was 25 when I was diagnosed with a rare type of ovarian cancer. I had no family history and the symptoms I was...
    Fiona Murphy
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    28 February 2017

    Sara Lowe

    It’s easy to doubt a cramp as a cyst or a particularly long period as hormones. But nobody knows your body the way...
    Sara Lowe Your Stories
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    28 February 2017

    Laura Moses

    "About a year ago, my great aunt in Australia was diagnosed with breast cancer. Discussions regarding the family...
    Laura Moses
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    28 February 2017

    Jane Williams

    "I was diagnosed with stage 1A ovarian clear cell cancer in February 2014, at the age of 54. Two years before I was...
    Jane Williams
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    28 February 2017

    Gaby Jacobs

    "I remember the day so clearly when Mum was diagnosed. I was on holiday in sunny Marbella when dad called. I felt as...
    Gaby Jacobs
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    28 February 2017

    Louise Malina

    Then came the difficulty of the decision making process as to what preventative action I should take, if any.As I...
    Louise Malina Your Stories
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    28 February 2017

    Julie Makin

    "I’ve been following Ovarian Cancer Action’s activity since I was diagnosed in April 2010 with an ovarian mass.It...
    Julie Makin Your Stories
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    28 February 2017

    Geoff Fisher

    It was the waiting around that was very stressful. Sometimes you’d get there at nine, see the consultant at midday...
    Geoff Fisher Your Stories
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    27 February 2017

    Asli Akyurek

    She was a strong, inspiring and talented woman and a very good English language teacher. She loved nature and the...
    Asli Akyurek
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    20 February 2017

    Lauren Aston

    After dwelling on this for five years, I have decided to dwell no more and would like to see something positive come...
    Lauren Aston
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    10 January 2017

    Charley Wood

    A few days after my double mastectomy I started a blog which has been viewed all over the world over 100,000 times....
    Charley Wood
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    05 January 2017

    Fiona Munro

    I first saw my gynaecologist on 8 December 2015. He confirmed that my CA125 levels were elevated but that he was not...
    Fiona Munro
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    01 January 2017

    Angela Walker

    My first thought was how to tell my three children. In the end, Hugh took mum into the front room, and I herded the...
    Angela Walker
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    03 February 2014

    Adele Sewell

    “I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. I didn’t think I was at risk at all. I was the first person in my...
    Adele Sewell