Abbi Edwards

Target Ovarian Cancer

Fundraising for Target Ovarian Cancer
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5k your way , 27 May 2023
Target Ovarian Cancer is joining with 20 other less common cancer charities to raise awareness and tackle the impact of Covid-19.

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Gill’s ‘Pants to Ovarian Cancer’ 5K

Thanks for taking the time to visit my Just Giving page. As some of you know, I’ve been battling with incurable ovarian cancer since January 2021 and I’m doing a 5K in Princes Park, Toxteth on 27 May 2023 at 9am with my family, friends and the 5K Your Way, Move Against Cancer Liverpool Group. We’ll be wearing pink knickers or undies over our gym gear to say ‘Pants to Ovarian Cancer’ and we’d love you to join us in your pants or support us with a donation to Target Ovarian Cancer.

All those doing the Park Run, or in my case walk in support are -

Me, Abbi, Taryn, Fern, Daisy, Lilah, Joseph, Ada, Amy, Amanda, Linda, Chloe, Tracy, Gareth, Clare, Liam, Maria, Lewis, Keil, Katie, Emelia, Charlotte, John, Melody, Steve, Myka, Mal, Simon and Norma

Raising awareness of signs and symptoms, and getting an early diagnosis saves lives as ovarian cancer kills more than 4,100 women every year in the UK. So, we’d ask you to talk to your nans, mums, sisters, daughters and any women in your life about the following symptoms:

Ovarian cancer has four main symptoms:

Persistent stomach pain

Persistent bloating

Difficulty eating/feeling full more quickly

Needing to wee more frequently

There can be a crossover between the symptoms of ovarian cancer and other conditions that are more common, such as irritable bowel syndrome, ovarian cysts and polycystic ovary syndrome. If you’re experiencing these symptoms it doesn’t necessarily mean you have ovarian cancer.

Ovarian cancer symptoms might also include:

Indigestion

Back pain

Changes in bowel habits (going more often or a lot less)

Unexplained weight loss

Post-menopausal vaginal bleeding

Extreme tiredness

If you’re worried, you can ask your GP for further advice about whether you need to go through some simple tests that can rule in or rule out ovarian cancer. No woman should die of this horrible disease so let’s make late diagnosis a thing of the past.

Target Ovarian Cancer is the UKs leading ovarian cancer charity working to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to women with ovarian cancer. Were the only charity fighting ovarian cancer on all three of these fronts, across all four nations of the UK.

We're facing a new kind of challenge with Covid-19 and women with ovarian cancer have never needed us more. Your support means we can continue to raise awareness and maintain our support services.

About the campaign

Target Ovarian Cancer is joining with 20 other less common cancer charities to raise awareness and tackle the impact of Covid-19.

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Target Ovarian Cancer

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At Target Ovarian Cancer, we target what’s important to stop ovarian cancer devastating lives. Stand together. Save lives.

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£1,570.00
+ £326.50 Gift Aid
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£1,570.00
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