Sarah was diagnosed with stage 3c ovarian cancer in March 2023 after an elevated CA125 result of over 1,700. She's now taking the maintenance drug Niraparib and wants to share her experience to raise awareness and help other women be diagnosed earlier.
In 2014, Alison was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer together with breast cancer. June marks 10 years since that diagnosis – and she continues to raise awareness and hopes to inspire others by sharing her story.
After being initially misdiagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer due to a CT scan showing a pleural effusion, Chris’s diagnosis was confirmed as stage 1c in 2020. She’s sharing her story to raise awareness of mucinous tumours – a rare form of ovarian cancer
After a fibroid removal operation was delayed due to the pandemic, it was a routine renal scan in late 2020 that led to Elaine’s ovarian cancer diagnosis. Two years after finishing treatment, she's sharing her experience to help other women.
Mum of two Grainne was diagnosed with stage 1A ovarian cancer after mentioning a pulled stomach muscle to her GP. She found Target Ovarian Cancer’s information and other women’s stories a useful way to understand her diagnosis and what to expect.
Sbba was given a stage 3c diagnosis in 2022 after experiencing symptoms in the Autumn. Treatment didn’t go to plan but the unwavering support she received, coupled with her faith which guided her, kept her strong.
Mum of two, Rose, was diagnosed with low grade serous ovarian cancer this year after her surgeon became concerned during an emergency caesarean. She wants to share her experience to raise awareness of this rarer form of the disease.
Mags was diagnosed in 2022 and it was a huge shock for her and her family. Recently she has been told there is no evidence of disease and here she explains the challenges she has faced from diagnosis to now.