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Keep up to date with Jo and her experiences after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

23. A Happy New Year – Bring on 2016

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 22 or start at the beginning with part 1.   A Happy New Year – Bring on 2016 December 2015 – As ever the prospect of getting my scan results fill me with dread. My appointment is in the evening […]

22. Treatment Done… Now What?

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 21 and the next entry at part 23.   Treatment Done… Now What? December 2015 – So, 22 cycles of Avastin done, the 3 weekly visits to the hospital come to an end, an emotional milestone. Having the last treatment […]

21. End of Treatment in Sight (October 2015)

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 20 and the next entry at part 22.   End of Treatment in Sight (October 2015) Whilst it was lovely to be able to spend the school summer break with the boys, it was exhausting. As typical boys they need […]

20. A Year on and Looking Ahead

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 19 and the next entry at part 21.   A Year on and Looking Ahead As July 2015 approached it prompted a mix of emotions – immense gratitude that I’m here one year on from my diagnosis, a realisation that […]

19. Sharing Experiences

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 18 and the next entry at part 20.   Sharing Experiences I’ve already written about the benefit I’ve gained from reading about the experiences of others living with cancer. I was privileged to be able to attend the sessions run […]

18. Everything Changes

Visit our ovarian cancer awareness month page for more information about ovarian cancer in Yorkshire and symptoms to be aware of. Read the previous entry of Jo’s blog at part 17.   Everything Changes I had the benefit of being introduced by my Macmillan nurse to a lady who had undergone treatment for ovarian cancer several years ago. She described how she felt cancer had ruled her life during the […]

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