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Welcome to The Eve Appeal blog! We use this blog to challenge taboos and help raise awareness by hearing from those who have been affected by gynaecological cancers, the people who love them and the healthcare professionals and scientists who are working every day to improve the situation for women and people diagnosed with these diseases.

‘I thought how can I be bloated when I haven’t been able to eat anything’

Della shares her story of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer at our OCAM launch event

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‘We may not be able to change what happened to Sarah, but maybe someone else can be saved from the same outcome.’

Nikki shares her sister, Sarah's, story, who sadly passed away from Small Cell Ovarian Cancer in 2020.

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One Cancer Voice: Plotting a route out of the pandemic and towards world-leading cancer services

A statement from One Cancer Voice: Plotting a route out of the pandemic and towards world-leading cancer services

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‘I was told I would have to wait for covid to be over to have my surgery.’

Toria shares her story of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer during the pandemic for OCAM.

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‘If my mother had been diagnosed even a few months earlier, we might have had many more years together.’

Sally reflects on losing her mum to ovarian cancer 30 years ago, and what has changed, or not changed enough since then.

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The language around cervical screening & self-testing is confusing- we need clear and consistent language to increase uptake

Our Comms Officer, Lydia, clears up the confusion around self-sampling HPV tests and cervical screening

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‘We hadn’t even heard of vaginal cancer before, and I only found out about it when I was being told that I had it.’

Laura blogs about being diagnosed with vaginal cancer just as the pandemic hit in 2020.

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‘The tiny polyp that I had given no importance to had been womb cancer.’

Sandra blogs about her experience being diagnosed with womb cancer after having what was thought to be a polyp removed.

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‘I am determined, I am persistent. I will use those traits to help as many people as I can.’

For World Cancer Day Dr Philippa Kaye blog about her experience with cancer & how she raises awareness of the disease.

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‘It felt like I had lost my womanhood’

Zoe blogs about her experience of being diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosus and vulval cancer to raise awareness

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