Michelle: "Some days I do feel there is no end to the worry of another recurrence but... Life goes on. I'm still here"
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Michelle: "Some days I do feel there is no end to the worry of another recurrence but... Life goes on. I'm still here" Michelle was working as a nurse when she was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer. After a recurrence, she was able to access the PARP inhibitor rucaparib (Rubraca). Here she tells us her story of how she deals with the fear of recurrence, including the exciting adventures she’s including in her life ..read more
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Lindsey's story: "The knowledge of my BRCA2 gene mutation is a gift; a gift that could ultimately save my life"
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Lindsey's story: "The knowledge of my BRCA2 gene mutation is a gift; a gift that could ultimately save my life" Despite having no known family history of cancer, Lindsey decided to take part in the NHS Jewish BRCA Testing Programme as one of her grandparents was Jewish. She was shocked when she found out she does indeed carry a faulty BRCA gene. She tells us her story here ..read more
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New NHS Jewish BRCA Testing Programme Launched.
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New NHS Jewish BRCA Testing Programme Launched. Ovarian Cancer Action were so excited to see the launch of the NHS Jewish BRCA Testing Programme, which will allow more people than ever to learn their risk and take action to prevent cancer ..read more
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Joe: “Walk In Her Name was one of the proudest moments I've felt”
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Joe: “Walk In Her Name was one of the proudest moments I've felt” Joining thousands of incredible supporters, last year Joe took part in our walking challenge for England Lioness star Beth Mead and her late mum, June. The football community and beyond had stepped out to show their support for Beth and to work towards a world where every woman survives ovarian cancer. Joe knows all too well the difficulties of losing a mum to cancer. Here he tells his story and why he was moved to take part in Walk In Her Name ..read more
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Hannah: “Let’s come together this March and celebrate the women who inspire and support us”
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Hannah: “Let’s come together this March and celebrate the women who inspire and support us” Many of us have had incredible women in our lives. Women who have always been there for us - mothers, sisters, daughters or friends. We talked to Hannah, who sadly lost a female friend to cancer and works for Ovarian Cancer Action, about why it’s important to pay tribute to these special women we know. This March, she’s invited her loved ones to join her for Walk in Her Name as a way of celebrating one another ..read more
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World Cancer Day 2024: Ovarian Cancer Action take parliament for #CatchUpWithCancer
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World Cancer Day 2024: Ovarian Cancer Action take parliament for #CatchUpWithCancer At Ovarian Cancer Action, we want all women to survive ovarian cancer. We’re determined to make sure every woman gets the treatment they need when they need it. For World Cancer Day 2024, we went to the Houses of Parliament, alongside 20 cancer charities, to call on the Government and opposition parties to drastically reduce waiting times for cancer patients ..read more
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Angela's Story: I fear the future as there is no answer to how long I remain in remission
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Tracey: A quick blood test to find out your BRCA status could save your life
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Tracey: A quick blood test to find out your BRCA status could save your life Tracey tells us about her genetic testing experience. After finding out she was BRCA positive, she had risk-reducing oophorectomy. During the surgery they discovered she already has ovarian cancer ..read more
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News: NICE recommend maintenance treatment combination of olaparib and bevacizumab for routine use on the NHS
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News: NICE recommend maintenance treatment combination of olaparib and bevacizumab for routine use on the NHS The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have today announced they have approved the combination of olaparib (Lynparza) with bevacizumab (Avastin) as ovarian cancer treatment. Find out more about the ovarian cancer treatment update ..read more
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Douglas: ‘I am keeping her memory alive by fundraising for my amazing wife’
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Douglas: ‘I am keeping her memory alive by fundraising for my amazing wife’ In a period of just a couple months, Douglas’ wife, Gillian, deteriorated rapidly. Now, Douglas is sharing her story and how he is keeping her memory alive by fundraising for Ovarian Cancer Action ..read more
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