Melissa*

Even if you think you’re living
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you could still be at risk.

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Actual Canadian cervical cancer patient. May not be representative of all patients.

Melissa*

Diagnosed at age 26.

I had always been extremely conscientious and proactive about my health. I would go out of my way to get tested for things even if there were no real reasons to be concerned. I was also living a very healthy and active lifestyle. I was travelling and studying abroad. Then, while on a ski trip, I looked at my phone to see a bunch of missed calls from my doctor's office. They wanted me to know right away that I had cervical cancer and needed to return immediately for treatment.

“I kept thinking, just get to the end, get back to the old me. But I have come to realize that anyone who goes through this experience is starting anew”

Actual Canadian cervical cancer patient. May not be representative of all patients.

“I kept thinking, just get to the end, get back to the old me. But I have come to realize that anyone who goes through this experience is starting anew”

Today, at 28 years old, Melissa has finally just finished her treatments and is now working to raise awareness about HPV-related cancers in order to help other women protect themselves.

The stories are real. The women are real.
The risk is real.

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