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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Ms. R. I am a cancer survivor I am too a Cervical Cancer survivor! Yeah! It has been a ... 01-20 -2010 View
Amber I am a cancer survivor I am a 27 year old woman .. who always had \^normal\^ paps. Up ... 01-06 -2010 View
Suzanne I am a cancer survivor My name is Suzanne (Scotland) and I was diagnosed with Cervical Cancer when I ... 01-05 -2010 View
Delinda Others Well, here is my story. I found out about 2 months ago that I ... 12-27 -2009 View
Deidre I am a cancer survivor Hello, I want to share my story as encouragement for those of you who ... 12-23 -2009 View
Toni I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 1996. I went through surgery, radiation ... 12-21 -2009 View
mel I am a cancer survivor Hi I just wrote about being stage 4. Last week I got a CT Scan, ... 12-21 -2009 View
Heather I am a cancer survivor Hello everyone, I am Stage 1b, cervical cancer with 25 external treatments and 5 ... 12-20 -2009 View
Laura I am a cancer survivor Hi everyone, much love and strength to all of you. I am always inspired ... 12-19 -2009 View
Julia I am a cancer survivor Your stories here are amazing. ... 12-18 -2009 View
Leslie Others I want to say WOW! to all women and their stories. I am ... 12-17 -2009 View
Barbara I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed in May 2005 with stage 1B(?)cervical cancer. Initially I underwent a stagging ... 12-15 -2009 View
mel I am a cancer survivor Hi I plan on being a cancer survivor. I looked to this section for hope ... 12-13 -2009 View
Kimberly I am a cancer survivor Well I guess I can call myself a survivor even though I\^m still in ... 12-11 -2009 View
ljp I am a cancer survivor this message is for christina I just want to tell you that i hope your ... 12-04 -2009 View
Christina I am a cancer survivor Hello all... as i sit here i feel so scared , alone , angry ... 11-20 -2009 View
Jenn I am a cancer survivor Hi to all! A few months ... 11-16 -2009 View
Julie Anne I am a cancer survivor My name is Julie, I am a single mother of three children ages 17, ... 11-16 -2009 View
Alan Others Nichole Green, we will all miss you. 1976 - 2009 NCCC www.nccc-online.org 11-15 -2009 View
Brenda I am a cancer survivor To Suzanne: Your story is much like mine. I had Stage 3 ... 11-12 -2009 View
Caryn I am a cancer survivor Nov 16th is the 4 year anniversary of my diagnosis. When I was ... 11-12 -2009 View
suzanne Others My name is Suzanne. I just found this website a few moments ago. As ... 11-11 -2009 View
Renee Others Hi everyone, I just wanted to give you all an update. Since my last ... 11-10 -2009 View
Martha I am a cancer survivor Back in March 2009, I was a 28 year old wanting to have a ... 11-06 -2009 View
Kate Others At what point do you take the bull by the horns and get a ... 11-05 -2009 View