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Shirley E. Barnhart, Mahomet, IL

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My name is Lindsay Ealy. I am 33 years old and live in a small town Mahomet, Illinois. Here is my story: Last fall/winter my mom Shirley Barnhart, began complaining … Continue reading 

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Diane Keller, Las Vegas, NV

I am a 73 year old woman who has had both breast and ovarian cancer. I was diagnosed with breast cancer at 38 (1978) years of age and had my … Continue reading 

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Arcella Holmes, Durham, NC

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My mother Arcella was diagnosed with stage IV Ovarian Cancer in the fall of 2004. At that time she was given a 30% survival rate and was scheduled for surgery … Continue reading 

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Doreene Ward Alexander, Las Cruces, NM

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When I was 10 years old, my mom, Doreene, was diagnosed with stage 3C ovarian cancer. She battled for five years, and underwent numerous surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation. She is … Continue reading 

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Lu Quast, Houston, Tx

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My name is Lu Quast. I have stage 3(c) primary peritoneal cancer, a very rare sub-type of ovarian cancer that shares its cell-type with ovarian cancer but originates in the … Continue reading 

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Alexis Wright, Roanoke,VA

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My name is Alexis Wright, and this is my story about the struggle I went through at such a young age battling ovarian cancer. At just the age of 16 … Continue reading 

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Karen Champagne, Indianapolis, IN

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My mom was first diagnosed with masses July 22,2013 with not knowing 100% sure if they were cancer or not.The tumors continue to grow and surgery was set for August … Continue reading 

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Introducing Fundraising Central

Do you bake the best cookies in town? Are you a great dancer? Now you can use your talents to make a difference in the ovarian cancer community! Learn how … Continue reading 

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Wear Teal Day

Don your best teal to help raise awareness of ovarian cancer. Each year, the first Friday in September is designated as Wear Teal Day. We encourage you to dress in … Continue reading 

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Diane Dulley Stone-Leaf, Kailue-Kona, HI

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The disease crept up without any significant warning, and was at stage 3 when diagnosed. My Mom fought a courageous battle for 2.5 years after the initial surgery and never … Continue reading 

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Mary Hoody, Bemidji, MN

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What you see in this picture is the face of ovarian cancer. It is my face, yet as I look at the photograph, I am a stranger to myself with … Continue reading 

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Jocelyn Alfandre, Cranford, NJ

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What brought me here? Cancer brought me here. So let’s start with that. I think I’m pretty smart. I went to school, worked hard, saved money, and took good care … Continue reading 

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