Cervical Cancer

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Cervical Cancer
Cervical Cancer

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Mourning the Life I was "Suppose to Have"

This isn't suppose to be my life. On this day four years ago I announced that my oncologist said I was a perfect candidate for a trachelectomy. It had been determined that I had a 2 cm by 3.5 cm tumor visible on my cervix and that this procedure would be successful at eradicating the cancer from my body.

I remember being thrilled to hear that I was a candidate for the trachelectomy. In October 2012 my son was three years old, I had already been reunited with JR, now my husband. He had said I love you for the first time earlier in the month. I had allowed myself to look forward to a future. When I was diagnosed with cervical cancer in October 2012 that changed the type of…

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 Mourning the Life I was "Suppose to Have"

This isn't suppose to be my life. On this day four years ago I announced that my oncologist said I was a perfect candidate for a trachelectomy. It had been determined that I had a 2 cm by 3.5 cm tumor visible on my cervix and that this procedure would be successful at eradicating the cancer from my body.


No matter how much or to what extent you want to get involved, we believe that each of you – each woman, survivor, advocate – has value and purpose in our collective commitment to ensuring that others do not suffer or die from cervical cancer.

Cervical Cancer - Fight Like A Girl

Dedicated to all my sisters in the fight against cervical cancer.


is dedicated to the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer around the globe for the women who need it most.


Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide, with 500,000 new cases and 250,000 deaths reported each year. Approximately 80% of cases occur in developing countries, where more than 95% of women have never had a Pap test. Many of these cases can be avoided through early screening and treatment, and now also through vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that can lead to cervical cancer. Working with stakeholders and partners, pioneered the single visit approach (SVA), a unique, medically safe, acceptable and effective approach to cervical cancer prevention for low-resource settings.

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to women, their families and friends affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities.

Living Life

Erica is a cervical cancer advocate who is out living cancer for the third time. When she isn’t advocating for cervical cancer and HPV awareness as a Cervivor Ambassador, she previously oversaw the STEM program at the school where she was an educator; she now helps coordinate the robotics program.

Spirit Foundation

Spirit Foundation, Inc. is a global non-profit health organization dedicated to reducing the number of people affected by HPV-related cancers globally and domestically.

The Yellow Umbrella

The Yellow Umbrella Organization is all about being empowered, being informed, and connecting with others regarding cervical cancer.

Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation

Our schools awareness program CCAPS has been developed to raise awareness in schools about cervical cancer and HPV immunisation in Australia and in developing countries. One of ACCF's future goals is also to implement an indigenous awareness program.

Kristen Forbes EVE Foundation

The idea for the Kristen Forbes EVE Foundation was born when Kirk and Brenda Forbes’ 23 year-old daughter, Kristen Forbes passed away after a yearlong battle with HPV caused cervical cancer.

Margaret Maku Cervical Cancer Foundation

MMCCF is a foundation in honour of the late Mrs. Margaret Maku King Akpalu who had been lost due to cervical cancer. Mission... To carry out education and as well raise funds to help victims of this situation.

National Cervical Cancer Coalition

To help women, family members and caregivers battle the personal issues related to cervical cancer and HPV and to advocate for cervical health in all women by promoting prevention through education about early vaccination, Pap testing and HPV testing when recommended.

Prevent Cancer Foundation

This year, an estimated 12,340 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer and nearly 4,030 will die of the disease. Cervical cancer used to be one of the most common causes of cancer death in women in the United States. Today, lives are saved because of regular screening with a Pap test (also called a Pap smear).

RHO Cervical Cancer

RHO Cervical Cancer is designed to provide easy access to science-based information for health program managers and decision-makers seeking to prevent cervical cancer in developing countries and low-resource settings. We are pleased to offer you some of the best cervical cancer information available worldwide.

SAS Cervical Cancer Foundation

SAS Cervical Cancer Foundation is a realization of the dream Sybil Ann Seehawer had while she was battling cervical cancer. Sybil wanted to help other women who were battling cervical cancer the way her friends, her "angels" supported her financially and emotionally. Though she is no longer with us, we hope by sharing her story of courage and strength we will raise awareness about this disease.

Stephanie Vasofsky Cervical Cancer Foundation

Through our foundation, we want to educate, uncover, and reveal that HPV is the only link to cervical cancer. That over 50% of the women diagnosed with cervical cancer will die, and that there is a vaccination that can protect us from the suffering that Stephanie endured.


Detailed Guide: Cervical Cancer. Almost everyone who has been through cancer can benefit from getting some type of support. You need people you can turn to for strength and comfort. Support can come in many forms: family, friends, cancer support groups, church or spiritual groups, online support communities, or one-on-one counselors.


CDC supports activities to reduce the burden of cervical cancer that include screening, tracking, follow-up, case management, partnership and professional development, and public education and outreach.

Foundation for Women's Cancer

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer has divided information about cervical cancer into two sections, the first with information about screening and prevention, and the second for women who have experienced a diagnosis of cervical cancer or pre-cancer.

Gardasil 9

GARDASIL may not fully protect everyone, nor will it protect against diseases caused by other HPV types or against diseases not caused by HPV. GARDASIL does not prevent all types of cervical cancer, so it’s important for women to continue routine cervical cancer screenings.

National Cancer Institute

Information about Cervical Cancer treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy

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