Sharon Kelly

Ovarian Cancer

How Ovarian Cancer Has Affected My Family

How has ovarian cancer affected your role as a mom? Goodness me, well it was just such a shock. I don't know why but I thought if I had cancer, I'd feel sick or something, but...

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Ally Gill

Ovarian Cancer

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to your diagnosis? I had absolutely NO symptoms right up until I had sudden onset of abdominal pain right before I was about to leave work and go on a bike...

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Helena Ackroyd

Ovarian Cancer

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to your diagnosis? Abdominal cramps, frequent urination and swollen abdomen. What tests did your doctor do, and what was this experience like? I was 69 years...

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Lee Steer

Ovarian Cancer

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to your diagnosis? Needing to go to the toilet during the night when I never had before. Needing to pass a bowel motion without any warning. Excruciating pain...

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Jaclyn Reilly

Ovarian Cancer

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to your diagnosis? I felt a “pop” in my chest area and then had a hard time breathing. Thought it was due to the heat and humidity. Left work and went home...

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Pamela Conner

Ovarian Cancer

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to your diagnosis? Abdominal pressure and urinary urgency (I had to urinate all the time but nothing would come out). Also, back pain but I didn't realize...

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Connie Hooper

Ovarian Cancer

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to your diagnosis? None. I finally qualified for a well woman exam & during the exam was told I had a mass that was the size of a grapefruit in my abdomen....

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Alaina Gail G

Ovarian Cancer

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to your diagnosis? I was working in Australia, and had a terrific General Practitioner Claudia Conway from Ireland.   I noticed immediately that I gained some...

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Cindy Keefe Hack

Ovarian Cancer

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to your diagnosis? I had a friend save my life. In August of 2006, I was 48 years old and in a grief support group as my husband had passed away 6 months...

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Ruth Grimsley

Ovarian Cancer

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to your diagnosis? The symptoms that led to my DX really, at first, weren’t that annoying, but still I knew something wasn’t quite right. I felt like I was...

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Why I'm an ovarian cancer advocate

Pete Stoneberg

Ovarian Cancer

Why I'm an ovarian cancer advocate

Hi everyone! I'm so glad to be able to share my wife, Vera's, story with you all. You might wonder why she just doesn't share it herself, but the truth is, she has spoken about...

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