Uterine Cancer Survivor Stories

Women from across the country have shared their personal survivor stories. Their first-hand accounts offer important lessons for other women.

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“Listen to your body—it does tell you things.”
Lynn H., Uterine Cancer Survivor
Age at diagnosis: 32

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“Be sure to find time for you; find space for you; enjoy you!”
Brenda W-L., Uterine Cancer Survivor
Age at diagnosis: 56

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“I was extremely fortunate I caught this cancer early. Had I put it off and waited, the outcome could have been completely different.”
Dee M., Uterine Cancer Survivor
Age at diagnosis: 53

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“It’s up to you to be your own advocate.”
Toni C., Uterine Cancer Survivor
Age at diagnosis: 52

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“I had a family history of cervical and uterine cancers but I didn’t get checked until I had symptoms. So if you have a family history, tell your doctor and ask if you should have special tests to find anything early.”
Eileen A., Cervical and Uterine Cancer Survivor
Age at diagnosis: 64

Share Your Story

If you’re a survivor of cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, or vulvar cancer, please consider sharing your story here. Send a note to CDC-INFO and we’ll get in touch with you. Please include “Inside Knowledge, Personal Story” in the subject line.