I am a stage IIB cervical cancer survivor of 20 years now. My cancer was not found on a pap smear and I was told I had endometriosis and everything was fine. I had 4 different opinions. You may read about my story in detail at aboutcervicalcancer.com If there is anything I can help you with, please free to contact me. Sometimes you have to be your own advocate and keep on persisting if you aren't getting your answer.