Cervical Cancer Patient Stories

Sandi Nick

  • Cervical Cancer

As a single mom, I raised my son and daughter on my own. While they were growing up, I worked in a high-stress position in advertising sales, but I decided to switch careers and start nannying once I became an empty nester.

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Anna Jolly Sadbeck

  • Cervical Cancer

In the fall of 2007, I was beyond content with my life. My husband, Phil, and I had just gotten married, I had just earned my masters degree in education, and at the age of 26, I was excited about the prospect of starting a family. Everything seemed to have fallen into place for me. 

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Jennifer Gilbert

  • Cervical Cancer

Jennifer Gilbert was 35 years old when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. She was referred to Fox Chase Cancer Center for treatment, and she soon underwent surgery, and chemotherapy and radiation treatment. An exercise enthusiast, Jennifer started to experience severe swelling in my legs and was diagnosed with lymphedema, and rec eived therapy and underwent plastic and reconstructive surgery at Fox Chase. The surgeries worked, and today she is married with two adopted children. 

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