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  • “Box2Beat Cancer will be one of my top achievements of 2017!”
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    “Box2Beat Cancer will be one of my top achievements of 2017!”

    19 January 2017

    Boxercise Instructor Jean Webster is holding a Box2Beat Cancer class to raise money for Ovarian Cancer Action. She shares her story, the benefits of boxing and her plans for the event. “In September 2015 I started...

  • “I vowed to do all I could to stop anyone else suffering like Wendy did”
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    “I vowed to do all I could to stop anyone else suffering like Wendy did”

    17 January 2017

    Ovarian Cancer Action supporter, Gill Campbell, shares her plans to Walk In Her Name in memory of her twin sister Wendy. "I had an identical twin sister, Wendy, and we did practically everything together, including...

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    New trial in America combines two methods to defeat ovarian cancer

    11 January 2017

    A new trial in America aims to increase ovarian cancer survival rates by treating it with a drug that kills ovarian cancer cells, combined with one that boosts the immune system. The trial will treat BRCA positive...

  • Join us and Walk In Her Name!
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    Join us and Walk In Her Name!

    6 January 2017

    Are you thinking about organising a walk to raise money for Ovarian Cancer Action? Our Community Fundraiser Beatrix tells you everything you need to know. What is Walk In Her Name? We are asking you to organise a walk...

  • Ahu’s Anatolian Spicy Bulgur Pilaf
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    Ahu’s Anatolian Spicy Bulgur Pilaf

    5 January 2017

    On the anniversary of losing her twin sister Ahu, Aslı Akyürek shares her Anatolian spicy bulgur pilaf from the Ovarian Cancer Action recipe book. "Today is Ahu's anniversary so I thought it would be a...

  • Your Stories: The best of 2016
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    Your Stories: The best of 2016

    31 December 2016

    Christmas is over and resolutions have been made, but here at Ovarian Cancer Action we still feel there’s much to be celebrated about 2016. And while we’re looking forward to taking action in 2017, we're...

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    “We are working together to change the future”

    27 December 2016

    In many ways, 2016 has been a year we'll be happy to see that back of. But, as we head into 2017, our Chief Executive Katherine Taylor reflects on some of the reasons we have to be cheerful. "It’s a real...

  • Fill in the blanks this Christmas
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    Fill in the blanks this Christmas

    20 December 2016

    Our Cancer Prevention Officer Jo explains why Christmas might be the ideal time to learn a little more about your family tree. Christmas can be a particularly hard time for families affected by cancer or those missing...

  • All Party Parliamentary Group on ovarian cancer visits the OCA Research Centre
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    All Party Parliamentary Group on ovarian cancer visits the OCA Research Centre

    16 December 2016

    Yesterday the Ovarian Cancer Action Research Centre (OCARC) opened its doors to the Chair and Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on ovarian cancer, giving them a first-hand look at the research that Ovarian...

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    “Coping with chemotherapy”

    8 December 2016

    Ingrid Copperman was diagnosed with ovarian cancer earlier this year. Here she shares some of the coping mechanisms that have helped her through her treatment. “I am 48 years old and in June 2016, I had a...

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