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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Posted By Status Survivor Story Posted On View
Jeana I am a cancer survivor It all started in the summer of 2007. I began have abnormal bleeding every ... 03-28 -2009 View
lisa Others First i have to say, i can\^t beleive on how many people who ... 03-25 -2009 View
Christine I am a cancer survivor Update, back in Oct 2005 I had a post on here. I had ... 03-25 -2009 View
Wendy I am a cancer survivor My story begins almost 3 yrs ago, I was 31 yrs old with a ... 03-23 -2009 View
Donna I am a cancer survivor Eva Marie...I know how you feel. 25 yrs ago I was diagnosed with cervical dysplasia ... 03-23 -2009 View
Katherine I am a cancer survivor My story began in April 2003 at the age of 34. After being told ... 03-22 -2009 View
Kelly I am a cancer survivor My doctor found a cyst next to my cervix at my post-delivery check-up in ... 03-21 -2009 View
Ella I am a cancer survivor I am a 31 year old mother of four young children. I went to ... 03-20 -2009 View
Concita I am a cancer survivor First of all i would like to give thanks and praise to the Almighty ... 03-17 -2009 View
Eva Marie Others i wrote several days ago regarding my agonizing wait for the results of my ... 03-12 -2009 View
Crystal Others I am 25 years old and I just had a baby in December. ... 03-12 -2009 View
Eva Others HI! I am 36 y/o, a registered nurse but ironically i am at a ... 03-09 -2009 View
Martie I am a cancer survivor After a papsmear was done the doctor told me that they found CIN3 cells.A ... 03-08 -2009 View
Karen I am a cancer survivor Hi Martie- If you don\^t feel comfortable with your doctor\^s recomendation, I ... 03-08 -2009 View
Adie Others I\^m so scared and don\^t know who to talk to and hope that someone ... 03-06 -2009 View
Helen I am a cancer survivor I had a laser cone biopsy at Sloan Kettering (NYC) in January 1995 when ... 03-02 -2009 View
majella I am a cancer survivor hi every one .just let me start by saying that i didnt go for ... 02-25 -2009 View
Shaundra I am a cancer survivor There IS hope. Cervical cancer is NOT a death sentence. It is ... 02-23 -2009 View
Jeanette I am a cancer survivor I have tried to stay off of the internet in regards to my cancer, ... 02-20 -2009 View
Abigail I am a friend / relative of a cancer survivor My mother is battling cervical cancer and dont really know what to do.i have ... 02-13 -2009 View
Natalie Others It\^s been a whirlwind couple of weeks. First the abnormal pap, followed by ... 02-12 -2009 View
Melissa I am a cancer survivor I have submitted my story before, but I\^d like to update it. I have ... 02-08 -2009 View
amie Others I had a friend who at the age of 27 past away 2 wks ... 01-28 -2009 View
Kim I am a cancer survivor I am 25 years old, and had my first abnormal Pap in July of ... 01-27 -2009 View
Becky I am a cancer survivor I was married for several years then I gave birth to a beautiful 7lb. ... 01-26 -2009 View