• Cervical Cancer During Pregnancy | Ashley’s Story
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    Cervical Cancer During Pregnancy | Ashley’s Story

    [MUSIC] Felt like my world was crashing down.>>Cancer when you’re 20 something years old and pregnant. That doesn’t even cross your mind. Cancer, no. There’s no way. [MUSIC] I was probably around 26 weeks pregnant when I started spotting. The local doctor, the emergency room checked me and said that I had polyps on my cervix. And she’s like, I sent it off to pathology, and it came back a very rare, aggressive cancer called neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix. And she said, you’re gonna have to hurry up and have a hysterectomy and start chemo and radiation. And I’m still just thinking this all has to be a joke…