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Meet five women who are defying the odds

7,500 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year. If diagnosed early, 9 in 10 will survive, however the reality is too many are diagnosed too late, and then just 2 in 10 are expected to survive five years or more.

A nurse talking through a Target Ovarian Cancer leaflet with a woman
Celebrating our Nurse Hero award winners

Last summer we launched the Nurse Hero Awards – to recognise Clinical Specialist Nurses (CNSs) across the UK for their dedication and support to those living with ovarian cancer, and their families. We're delighted to announce the winners.

Shaniqua running in a London park taking on Run for Mum wearing her Target Ovarian Cancer running vest
Shaniqua’s motivation for fundraising 

Since her mum passed away from stage 3 ovarian cancer when she was 15, Shaniqua has spent the last decade raising awareness and much needed funds for Target Ovarian Cancer. She explains her favourite fundraisers to date and how she stays motivated.

Caroline and her husband Ralph when they were younger sitting on a sofa smiling at each other
National Grief Awareness Week - Zoe and Caroline's story

Caroline had been retired for a couple of years when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer age of 64 in February 2016. Sadly, she passed away in March 2018. Caroline and her husband Ralph had three children. Zoe set up a tribute page in memory of her mum