Gynecologic Cancer Patient Stories

As the trusted source for gynecologic cancer care, Swedish Medical Center and our gynecologic oncologists—Dr. Kevin Davis and Dr. Mary Jo Schmitz—have received many wonderful stories of survivorship. 

Ramona Olson

Endometrial Cancer Survivor

In October 2011 at the age of 56, Romona was diagnosed with stage 2 endometrial cancer. She underwent a full hysterectomy that was performed robotically. Olson was amazed at the outcome of her surgery after returning to work only a week and half after surgery. Read more about Ramona's fight against endometrial cancer>>


Ramona Olson, Endometrial Cancer Survivor

Stephanie Madsen

Cervical Cancer Survivor

At 25 years old, Stephanie Madsen thought she had her entire future planned out. Life seemed to be perfect for Stephanie until her list of dreams quickly turned into a battle plan to fight cervical cancer. Stephanie says, "I can't imagine not having my faith in a situation like this." Read more about Stephanie's battle with cervical cancer>>


Stephanie Madsen, Cervical Cancer Survivor