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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Lori Others Hi I am a 26 year old mother of Two beautiful girls! Last month a ... 09-19 -2009 View
CONNIE I am a friend / relative of a cancer survivor Just wondering if there is anyone out there that has had the Pelvic Exoneration? ... 09-17 -2009 View
Susie Carrillo I am a cancer survivor I wanted to share the article that I just did for Self Magazine. It ... 09-17 -2009 View
Janna Others About 3 years ago I went into get a pap smear and the results ... 09-16 -2009 View
Joanne I am a cancer survivor I had an abnormal discharge for over a year before I did anything about ... 09-11 -2009 View
Fawn I am a cancer survivor Hi, I am a 25 yr old Cancer survivor. I was Diagnosed at age ... 09-08 -2009 View
Chanda Others Recently went in for my annual exam and upon examination. During the pelvic ... 08-28 -2009 View
Patricia I am a cancer survivor Hi, On june 19 2009 I went to see the gyn because I was ... 08-27 -2009 View
Jenn I am a cancer survivor to Deanna and everyone, I ... 08-21 -2009 View
Deanna Others hi everyone, i am so proud of all of you. i am 18 ... 08-20 -2009 View
l I am a cancer survivor this message is for kalle: I wish you the best of luck - hang in ... 08-17 -2009 View
Kalle Others I am a 39 year old mother of two (ages 6 and 9)recently diagnosed ... 08-10 -2009 View
Becky I am a cancer survivor I am 18 and found out a year ago that I had Cervical Cancer. ... 08-04 -2009 View
laura I am a cancer survivor This message is for Casey: I know its hard, but try to stay calm. You ... 08-03 -2009 View
Casey Others Dear Cynthia Thank you dearly for replying back to my story. I\^ve been so shaking ... 07-31 -2009 View
Cynthia I am a cancer survivor Dear Casey, It is so important for you to be your own advocate and research ... 07-28 -2009 View
Casey Others I am 18 years old and I went in for my first papsmear just ... 07-26 -2009 View
Monnie Others Well let me start by sayn i am 23 years old. During my pregnancy ... 07-25 -2009 View
Cynthia I am a cancer survivor Last October I shared my story with you. At the time I had the ... 07-18 -2009 View
Lisa I am a cancer survivor It was so uplifting to read that I am not the only young woman ... 07-14 -2009 View
kim I am a cancer survivor my name is kim and my story starts in 2001 i was 26 at ... 07-11 -2009 View
Lisa I am a cancer survivor My name is Lisa Burdette. I am 35 years old and was diagnosed ... 07-07 -2009 View
Laurie I am a cancer survivor To Jessie, Hi my name is Laurie I am going thru the exact thing ... 06-20 -2009 View
Jessie I am a cancer survivor In February 2008 I had a radical hysterectomy to remove a tumor located between ... 06-18 -2009 View
Dorothy I am a cancer survivor Here is my story i been reading your stories for over a year and ... 06-13 -2009 View