Personal stories

Facts figures and statistics give us important information about ovarian cancer, but each woman is an individual and her journey is never the same as any other.

Here many brave women, and their family and friends, share their individual stories with you.

Have you or someone close to you been touched by ovarian cancer?

We invite you to share your story to provide information and inspiration for other women affected and their families. To submit your story please contact us.

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Liz
It all began with a constant niggling pain in my right groin area. In December 2006 I went to the...
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Sandra
I had an unusual experience as I was initially diagnosed (ultrasounds, CT, blood tests etc)...
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Soula
I was first touched by cancer when my mother was diagnosed with advanced Ovarian Cancer 20...
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Carmel
In March 2010, my husband Mark and I set off on a trip to Italy, France and England to re-trace a...
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Elizabeth
I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in June 2009 in my early 40s after my GP initially thought I...
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Christine
My name is Christine and I’m 22, living in Perth, Western Australia. I also have been...