I Support Ovarian Cancer Awareness and Finding a Cure

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 107 People

    This Cancer Is Known As The Silent Killer

    My mother wasn't diagnosed until she was stage IV and then it's too late for a cure. There is no known test that can be taken to diagnose this disease early, which to me makes it much worse than breast cancer as women can be screened for that in the early stages and still have...
    JaneDough101 JaneDough101
    41-45, F
    Feb 5, 2011

    My Friend

    I had a friend in high school who had ovarian cancer.  Thankfully she's fine now, but every year I participate in the OROC 5k (Out Run Ovarian Cancer).  It's a wonderful event and if you're not a runner there is a mile walk that you can sign up for.  
    itsalltherage itsalltherage
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2010

    My Mom Passed Away From Ovarian Cancer In April

    my mom battled ovarian cancer since nov 2008. she recently passed away in april 2012. she was at first diagnosed at stage III with a tumor off of one of her ovaries the size of a cantaloupe. she conquered chemo (with God by her side, no nausea) and was healthy again by april 2009...
    emh55 emh55
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

    In May 2013 it was discovered

    that my mom had stage 4 ovarian cancer. Hearing this news devastated everyone. It killed me because I was thousands of mile away from them.She was such a wonderful person with such a huge heart, she would have done anything for anyone. It came on so fast no one ever saw it...
    dandelionsinthewind dandelionsinthewind
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 4, 2015

    My wife was diagnosed

    when she went for a check-up after giving birth to our daughter. The doctors gave her six months to live, but she lasted over a year. She wanted to live long enough so our daughter would have memories of her. Sadly it wasn't long enough. I kept her memory alive, and it's weird...
    padraig17325 padraig17325
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jan 24, 2015

    My Sister Had Ovarian Cancer

    My sister died from this, from the time she found out til she passed was roughly eight months. This was years ago, she passed in 1997but I still miss her. She was an awesome person and I think of her every day.
    WyldKard WyldKard
    41-45, M
    Aug 13, 2012

    I Support All Cancers

        i support all cancer awareness and research . my fiance' family has a history of cervical cancer .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 21, 2009

    My grandmother died from ovarian cancer

    before I was born and I think about her all the time. I wish I could of known her.
    CrystalLynn1995 CrystalLynn1995
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2014

    I Support Ovarian Cancer Awareness And Finding A Cure

    I love my grandmother to Ovarian Cancer and I lost my Aunt to Breast Cancer. I support all Cancer Awareness and research to find a cure.
    shadow1013 shadow1013
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 5, 2011

    Thank You

    Thanks to all of  you who are bringing awareness to this disease.  My sister is currently in treatment for ovarian/cervical cancer.  She was stage II when she was diagnosed, and she has been through it in the last years.  She has resolved herself to the fact...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2008

    They Didn't Know She Had It!

    Its SO IMPORTANT for people to be aware of Ovarian Cancer.  Our own Doctors got my Mum's diagnosis wrong, or at least missed part of it. In 2001 she was diagnosed with Poly-myalgia. Went for lots of tests throughout the year. Then two weeks before christmas 2002 she fell...
    Exhale Exhale
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2009

    A Walk In Memory Of My Aunt

    First off, my aunt was known as the candy lady at work. Everyone loved her dearly, so when she was diagnosed, her company decided to get a team together for a walk. Every year in September in my area there is a Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer walk and every year they come up...
    Rosarose22 Rosarose22
    18-21, F
    Jul 17, 2012

    I Join This Group In My Mom's Memory

    My  beautiful precious mother died of Ovarian cancer 11 years ago and she is missed to this day. I talk about my mother's journey with this disease to everyone I  know male or female because this disease could happen to any woman. My mom was a health 63 year old woman when...
    Paige42986 Paige42986
    46-50, F
    Jan 14, 2012

    My Best Friend's Mom....

    My best friend's mom had ovarian cancer and passed away a little over a year ago. This terrible disease affects young and old a like. It is a  heart-breaking battle to go thru. Awareness and early detection are the key to defeating this horrible disease. I...
    anoday anoday
    36-40, F
    Dec 26, 2008
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