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66 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Complementary therapies and doing your research
Sherry Pollex persisted for months to finally get the diagnosis of ovarian cancer. She explains her journey and her choice to pursue complementary therapies. Dr Michelle Lockley is an oncologist from St Bart’s hospital and an advanced clinician scientist fellow at Cancer Research UK. She discusses the treatment of Ovarian Cancer. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
61 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Body confidence post diagnosis
Elly Mayday passed away at age 30, less than a year after this conversation was recorded. Elly was a powerhouse in the ovarian cancer community as a successful plus size pinup model, she used her extensive media following to document her journey with ovarian cancer. Dr. Elly Brockbank, is a gynecological oncology surgeon, who performs life changing surgeries for women, and shares their journey trying to find a sense of identity post surgery. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
36 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Shauna O’Hara Freeman knew something wasn’t right and faced a tough six-month battle to be taken seriously and get the health care she needed. Shauna discusses the cruel landscape of ovarian cancer and how it takes its toll not just on the woman, but their loved ones and carers. Shauna passed away in April 2019 just shy of her 27th birthday and lives on in the hearts of those who loved her. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
39 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Surviving and raising awareness
Meredith Mitstifer struggled with infertility issues, and finally became pregnant, then received a diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer. Hear her story of survival and giving back to the community. Audra Moran and Sarah DeFeo from the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance explain what organisations are doing to raise awareness, funding and pursue much needed research. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
36 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Taking back control
Nora McMahon was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer and founded the Cancer grad movement. Psychotherapist Dr. Julie Larson specialises in adolescent and young adult cancer, and offers her advice on how to deal with a diagnosis and take back control. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
55 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Kristen Larsen was 21 when she was diagnosed with advanced Ovarian Cancer. She passed away in late 2019. Kristen believed that death was not a reflection of losing a battle or a fight. In fact, she despised that terminology. Cancer did not beat Kristen, she beat cancer by living an incredible life. This is her story…. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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