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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Jake I am a cancer survivor January 6, 2005 My Mom is he strongest person I know! She battled Cancer with ... 09-03 -2005 View
Linda, Witt Il.62094 I am a cancer survivor January 4, 2005 My daughter is 36 and diagnose with cervical cancer in Nov.2003 .We ... 09-03 -2005 View
Laura, Southern Tier, New York I am a cancer survivor December 29, 2004 Hello to all of you, First off I would like to thank ... 09-03 -2005 View
Trischa I am a cancer survivor December 29, 2004 at 21:14:33 My cervix had been prolapsing from my vagina since I ... 09-03 -2005 View
Jennifer I am a cancer survivor December 20, I was diagnosed with Carcinoma in Situ back in May 2004. I ... 09-03 -2005 View
Mari I am a cancer survivor December 16, 2004 I would like to know if there is any hope? My mother ... 09-03 -2005 View
Charity, Baxley, GA I am a cancer survivor December 15, 2004 I am surviving. It took me years to look back on the ... 09-03 -2005 View
Louise I am a cancer survivor December 14, 2004 In June 2004 I went for a pap smear, the results came ... 09-03 -2005 View
Toni, Murray, KY I am a cancer survivor December 14, 2004 After reading a few stories on the NCCC website, I couldn^t help ... 09-03 -2005 View
Kimberly I am a cancer survivor I was about 23 when I was referred by Planned Parenthood to an ob/gyn ... 09-02 -2005 View
Mellisia, St. Louis, Missouri I am a cancer survivor 03/14/03 A Positive Attitude Will Help You Through. I had always lived a normal life. ... 09-08 -2003 View
Glynis, Sacramento, California I am a cancer survivor 03/26/03 I was 23 years old and had just experienced my second pap in two ... 03-26 -2003 View
Kristine, Ft. Worth, Texas I am a cancer survivor 03/22/03 Hello, I was just recently diagnosed with stage Ib1 andenocarcinoma cervixical cancer. I^m only 30 years ... 03-22 -2003 View
Jennifer, Arlington Heights, Illinois I am a cancer survivor 03/12/03 My name is Jenny and I am 34 years old. I went in for ... 03-12 -2003 View
Marlo I am a cancer survivor 03/12/03 I am 29 and had a complete hysterectomy for cervical cancer in July 2001 ... 03-12 -2003 View