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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Angela I am a cancer survivor Hi! I am a mother, an RN, a cancer survivor, and hopefully a cancer ... 06-01 -2009 View
Angela Others Hello everyone, its been both heartwrenching and enlightening to read the stories posted here. ... 05-28 -2009 View
Jackie I am a cancer survivor Hello All, I am so glad i found this site,some of the stories are remarkable ... 05-26 -2009 View
Kerri I am a cancer survivor My cancer journey started in 2001. I knew something was wrong, so I went ... 05-20 -2009 View
Lori I am a cancer survivor Re: Nichole\^s 5/12/09 Post... That is a remarkable story. You have been through a ... 05-15 -2009 View
Jennifer I am a cancer survivor Well my journey started in late March 2009. I went to the Dr. for ... 05-15 -2009 View
Nichole I am a cancer survivor MONDAY, MAY 11, 2009 My Story I am a wife of nine years to my husband ... 05-11 -2009 View
Lori I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed with stage 1B2 cervical cancer--the step right before stage 2. ... 05-05 -2009 View
Monica I am a cancer survivor Well this is an update from a post made a couple days ago. I ... 05-03 -2009 View
Monica I am a cancer survivor Hello, I am 29 years old, married for 11 years, 2 children ages ... 04-30 -2009 View
Courtney I am a cancer survivor Hi everyone. I\^m a twenty year old junior at Clarion University. I was diagnosed ... 04-29 -2009 View
Jamie I am a cancer survivor I am 23 years old and was diagnosed with cervical cancer. I had cone ... 04-29 -2009 View
Shelly I am a cancer survivor To Melissa, Jeana and all the others waiting for results or surgery or just ... 04-27 -2009 View
Teresa I am a cancer survivor Hello community, this will be my 2nd or 3rd time writing in. I appreciate ... 04-27 -2009 View
Michelle I am a cancer survivor I am 30 years old, and on Wednesday April 15, 2009 I had a ... 04-26 -2009 View
shelly I am a cancer survivor Hello. I am 44. Last year I finally went to the GYN ... 04-24 -2009 View
Eva Marie I am a cancer survivor hi, tracy. by this time you must have had your surgery already. i hope ... 04-23 -2009 View
Danielle D I am a cancer survivor In september of 2008 I went in to have a routine pap test done ... 04-21 -2009 View
Tracy I am a cancer survivor Hello! I found out that I had HPV was last February 2008. ... 04-17 -2009 View
Jennie I am a cancer survivor Hello, this is probally one of the hardest thing I have done. ... 04-13 -2009 View
angela I am a cancer survivor hi its me again just reporting back here ... had another 3 month check ... 04-07 -2009 View
Eva Marie Others hello, everyone! i just wanted to give everyone an update regarding the result of ... 04-06 -2009 View
rox Others It is a relief to see this site...I am really worried as at the ... 04-02 -2009 View
Jen I am a cancer survivor Hey everyone. Mine started 03/2008. I went for my yearly pap(thank goodness) and ... 04-01 -2009 View
EVA MARIE Others hi, everyone!i sent an update on my story probably 3 weeks ago and last ... 03-30 -2009 View