When Mary Beth was just 7 years old, she lost her grandmother, Mary, to cervical cancer. Back in the 1950s, routine Pap smears weren’t standard practice for women’s health and her grandmother’s cancer wasn’t discovered until an advanced stage. As a nurse practitioner, Mary Beth understands the value of routine immunizations and works to educate others about the power of prevention.
Mary Beth shares the story of her grandmother who passed away from cervical cancer in her mid-60s.
My name is Jason Mendelsohn and I’m 49 years old. I’ve been happily married for over 22 years to my wife Ronni, and we have three awesome kids, boy/girl twins that are 17 and an 11 year old son.
My cancer story began back in April 2014 while taking a financial exam. I placed my hand on my neck to ponder a question, and felt a bump.
At age 26 she had been misdiagnosed and by the time she was diagnosed with cancer years later it was too late for any treatment to be effective.