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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Sonia I am a cancer survivor I will never forget when my gyn called me and asked me to come ... 07-20 -2010 View
Dina I am a cancer survivor Hi, I^m 25 years old, I had my first period when I was 14. ... 07-15 -2010 View
Pearl I am a cancer survivor Hello all, I am 35 years old and have regular PAP tests. At least ... 07-12 -2010 View
ashley I am a cancer survivor shakeema I, like you always get my yearly paps. Last year i had one ... 07-07 -2010 View
Nicole I am a cancer survivor To Barbara (entry december 15, 2009) Our situations are very similar. I^m still dealing ... 07-07 -2010 View
Jessica I am a cancer survivor I\^m 38 years old and when I was around 24 I had an abnormal ... 06-29 -2010 View
Becky I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed in Jan 2006 with stage 3B cervical cancer. I had internal ... 06-27 -2010 View
shirlee I am a cancer survivor I received a phone call from my doctor\^s office in Jan. 08 your pap ... 06-22 -2010 View
michelle I am a cancer survivor I am 29 years old i was married eight months and have a beautiful ... 06-20 -2010 View
Hopeful I am a cancer survivor I was recently diagnosed with HPV and like so many on here feel like ... 06-16 -2010 View
Concerned I am a cancer survivor If I am diagnosed with CIN1 does that mean I am pretty much waiting ... 06-16 -2010 View
Bobbie I am a cancer survivor I had never had a "bad" pap. I gave birth to my youngest ... 06-15 -2010 View
Brenda I am a cancer survivor I did go every year for my pap. The doctor noticed a "scaley ... 05-21 -2010 View
lll I am a cancer survivor To Charity I am not a doctor, but i do know that lots and lots ... 05-12 -2010 View
shakeema I am a cancer survivor Hello ladies. I^ve read some of these stories and believe me I^m not looking ... 05-12 -2010 View
Jamie Others Hi, my name is Jamie. I recently turned 17. About 2 years ago I ... 05-10 -2010 View
Charity Others Hello - I^m not sure how worried I should be, so I found this ... 05-07 -2010 View
Jude I am a friend / relative of a cancer survivor Dear Karen, My 55 year old sister has stage 4b cervical cancer, ... 05-03 -2010 View
crhymes Others I am 26 years old with a three year old boy. I have had ... 04-29 -2010 View
Amber Others I am 25 years old & fear the big "C". 3 and a half ... 04-27 -2010 View
Krystal I am a cancer survivor Hi my name is Krystal. I was only 22 when I found out that ... 04-26 -2010 View
Jessica I am a cancer survivor Hi there, my name is Jessica, and I am 33 years old. I was ... 04-23 -2010 View
Yaritza I am a cancer survivor I^m 28 year old diagnosed with stage 3 cervical cancer in December 2009. ... 04-17 -2010 View
karen Others I am 49 years old and was diagnosed with stage 2b cancer a month ... 04-12 -2010 View
Briana I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed in July 2009 during my 4th month of pregnancy. This was ... 04-07 -2010 View