Below are the very personal stories from women battling cervical cancer and an "archive section" with a few of the past years' stories too. You may also submit your personal story on how you are battling issues related to your cervical cancer or persistent HPV disease.


cover finalNCCC is pleased to offer a free ebook of essays from cervical cancer survivors and family members, providing personal perspectives on the physical and emotional impact of cervical cancer. HPV & Cervical Cancer: Stories from Survivors and Supporters is available free in a variety of formats.

A PDF version is available here, as well as a flipbook version. Additional formats compatible with most ebook readers (epub, mobi), including the Kindle, are available free through Smashwords. The ebook is also availale (at the lowest required price through) Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

This collection offers a powerful message to those dealing with the impact of cervical cancer—you are not alone. We are grateful to the survivors and family members who have chosen to share their stories of pain, struggle, strength, and hope. We hope you will find inspiration in the stories here and will share the message of prevention.


While this section focuses in on cervical cancer survivors, there will also be comments from women that are battling persistent HPV precancerous lesions and cancer survivors' family members and friends too. As Mrs. Randi Kaye, the co-founder of the NCCC stated; "No one person is a statistic." Each person has their own personal battle. Each of us can focus in on HOPE and define HOPE within the context of our unique experiences.

The women in this section are the true heroes in the cervical cancer battle.

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Sharon I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed with Stage 2b Cervical Cancer on Valentines day of 2011. I ... 11-15 -2012 View
CM I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed with Stage 4 cervical cancer when I was in my 20s. ... 10-27 -2012 View
Michelle I am a cancer survivor I am 34 y/o and a single mother of 3. I had irregular ... 09-14 -2012 View
Tenaya Woods I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed 1 month ago. I am headed to an appoinmnet today to ... 08-24 -2012 View
Jess I am a cancer survivor In dec of 2009, I was told I had adenocarcinoma in situ. I had ... 08-21 -2012 View
Tenisha Others Well, I cant say I do or don't have....cancer yet. I've Been igging, that ... 08-12 -2012 View
Jill I am a cancer survivor I am a 40 year old mother of 3. I was diagnosed 2yrs ago ... 08-10 -2012 View
Lori R. I am a cancer survivor I am 8.5 years cancer-free, & disabled. I saw my oncologist on May ... 08-07 -2012 View
Jackie I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed on July 10, 2004 with stage 4 carcinoma, stage 1 cervical ... 06-26 -2012 View
Linda I am a cancer survivor I am a two year cervical cancer survivor. I have decided that I want ... 06-07 -2012 View
CRoper I am a cancer survivor I am approaching 5 years cancer-free. Almost 5 years ago, when I was ... 05-18 -2012 View
STEPHANIE GRAVES I am a cancer survivor My name is Stephanie, on July of 2010 I just went for my normal ... 05-17 -2012 View
Ann Sisto I am a cancer survivor April 8, 2012 I became a 15 Year Cancer Free! This year in December ... 05-12 -2012 View
Jill Heironimus I am a cancer survivor I am 37 years old and 2 years ago went through the colposcopy, leep, ... 04-25 -2012 View
Melanie Others I am 27 years old and just got a call from my obgyn's office ... 03-19 -2012 View
AnnC I am a cancer survivor I just received news yesterday that I have high-risk HPV and ASCUS stage cells. ... 03-14 -2012 View
Jenny I am a cancer survivor In November 2011 I was diagnosed with stage 4 cervical cancer. Just as ... 03-07 -2012 View
Lisa I am a cancer survivor Hello, I wanted to share with everyone some good news for a change in ... 03-01 -2012 View
Christina I am a cancer survivor Hello everyone! I am so grateful to have found this site. Yesterday ... 02-23 -2012 View
Jessy I am a cancer survivor I had my pap smear 6-7 months ago, after I had my daughter whom ... 02-16 -2012 View
Lisa I am a cancer survivor Hi there, I am new to this site, but found great comfort knowing that ... 02-13 -2012 View
Debarah Jones I am a cancer survivor Marlene, Thanks SO MUCH for your thoughts. I did see my doctor and he ... 02-09 -2012 View
Linnea I am only 18 years old, and I have never been to terrified in ... 02-09 -2012 View
Melissa I am a cancer survivor In November 2011 I had a full hysterectomy because of severe "female" issues I ... 02-08 -2012 View
marlene I am a cancer survivor Dear Deb, Please don^t listen to any stories. Your bones will be really sore for ... 02-07 -2012 View