Personal stories

The faces of cervical cancer
Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (AUS)
A page where you can read and share stories of how cervical cancer has affected you or your loved ones.

Living with gynaecological cancer, Part 5.1 – Women’s stories – Claire’s story cervical cancer
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse (AUS, 2013)
Claire’s personal story of developing cervical cancer at age 29. She speaks of how she coped with diagnosis and treatment, and life after treatment. YouTube sometimes suggests other videos on similar topics. Please be aware that these other videos have not been reviewed for the Navigator, and may not be reputable.
 (YouTube video)

Lisa Forrest’s story
Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AUS, 2017)
Lisa was diagnosed with cervical cancer while pregnant. Her cancer responded well to treatment, she was able to continue her pregnancy, and she is now cancer free. This is a promotional video for the AGCF.
 (video, 6 mins 38 secs)

Lisa Banfield on cervical cancer
Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AUS, 2016)
Lisa was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 1996. She tells the story of her difficult diagnosis and having children by surrogacy.
  (web and online video, 5 mins 58 secs)

Last Updated: 9 April, 2024 11:51 am