Share the Pink 2016 – Cervical Cancer

Is it my imagination or has the Pink Ribbon circus set up fewer tents this year? Maybe breast cancer survivor identity recedes more and more each year and I don’t notice the emblems, the hype, the pink merchandise. This year I mark 20 years of breast cancer survivorship—20 years from my first diagnosis, 12 years from the second. In the Pie Chart of Life, I have spent 31% of mine being a cancer survivor. It was real important at first, marking off each year with another toast, another adventure to celebrate and push my physical being since I felt lucky to still have one. And I am lucky. I am 64 and I did not die from breast cancer or anything else. At Year 5—a big milestone year for all cance

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