Stories from the community

Every year, from coast to coast, thousands of Canadians have the ladyballs to take action. Read the inspiring stories of these Walkers, who are dedicated to raising money for support, awareness and research to overcome ovarian cancer.

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Leading researcher and her lab team walk the Walk
Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden’s story
Ottawa, Ontario

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Winnipeg woman celebrates hope for a future without ovarian cancer
Charlotte Cook-Dowsett’s story
Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Kensington family takes positive action to help others facing ovarian cancer
Jennifer Bowness’s story
Kensington, Prince Edward Island

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Champions in support and research partner up
Dr. Jim Petrik and Frances Vanover’s story
Guelph, Ontario

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Your Walk shines a light on the path ahead
Yaya Jean’s story
Calgary, Alberta

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A deep sense of gratitude
Marilyn Sapsford’s story
Toronto, Ontario

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I have a favour to ask
Elaine Taggart’s story
Ottawa, Ontario

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I don't get to tell you this enough
Jennifer Laliberté’s story
Montreal, Quebec

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I choose joy
Brandon Merenick’s story
Toronto, Ontario

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I am a researcher
Mauricio Medrano’s story
Toronto, Ontario

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Knowledge is Power
Marilyn Williams' story
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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I found the love of my life
Tom Frohlich’s story
Vancouver, British Columbia

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Motherly Love
Erin Barrett’s story
Vancouver, British Columbia

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Dear Grandma
Meera’s story
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The Power of Numbers
Maria’s story
Victoria, British-Columbia

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Top Team still strong after 5 years
Laura’s story
Windsor, Ontario

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Innovative ideas for Teams
Gary Petker’s story
Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario

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Taking steps to change lives
A brief history and Lynette Foster’s story
Toronto, Ontario and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

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A Birthday to remember
Kim and Ryan Saunders' story
Vancouver, British Columbia

Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope Anne Louise Carlson & Anne Marie Carlson

Two lives collide
Anne Louise Carlson's story
Victoria, British Columbia

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A legacy continues
Cindy Cowan's story
Toronto, Ontario

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With love from Nairobi
Gulnar Walli's story
Edmonton, Alberta

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Meet the largest Walk team of 2015 (so far)
Sherry Colney's story
Edmonton, Alberta

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Ready to get ovarian cancer on the public radar?
Trish Dunphy's story 
Burlington, Ontario

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Celebrating Mom by Walking with Dad
Brian and Meaghan Bentley's story 
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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Create change at any age
Janie Morency's story 
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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From 500 km to 5: Going the distance for Mom
Eva Cucinelli's story 
Montreal, Quebec

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Walk for HER: It starts with one person
Peggy Truscott's story 
Toronto, Ontario

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