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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tamara I am a cancer survivor I am still in a stage of shock, and investigating how this type ... 01-18 -2009 View
Laura I am a cancer survivor This message is for Monica. If your doctor is not responding to your requests ... 01-14 -2009 View
Angela I am a cancer survivor Hi this is me again i wanted to leave another post since i havent ... 01-10 -2009 View
Monica Others I am 28 years old and after many years of battling disabling endometriosis, my ... 01-10 -2009 View
Sarah I am a cancer survivor I am truly blessed. I was 35 years old in March and found ... 12-29 -2008 View
Patty Others I am on the verge of complete despair and hope that someone out there ... 12-27 -2008 View
Tina Others I am 35 and a single mom of 3 kids. I had a ... 12-26 -2008 View
Anna I am a cancer survivor To answer your question about how cervical and vaginal cancers can be related. It ... 12-23 -2008 View
Caryn I am a cancer survivor Hello Ladies. I just wanted to celebrate with all of ... 12-19 -2008 View
Stacey Others Hello to all the lovely ladies out there that have posted their stories that ... 12-11 -2008 View
l I am a cancer survivor This question is for Anna. If you dont mind my asking, why do the doctors ... 12-03 -2008 View
tammi I am a cancer survivor hi my name is tammi. my story is that i was 32 years old ... 12-02 -2008 View
Jennifer I am a cancer survivor My name is Jennifer and I am a 32 year old cervical cancer survivor. ... 12-01 -2008 View
Anna I am a cancer survivor I want to share my story of how I became a cancer survivor. 20 ... 11-30 -2008 View
Mariam Others The whole story of my Mom started one week ago, she had this abnormal ... 11-29 -2008 View
Lola I am a cancer survivor My name is Lola and I\^m a living breathing cautionary tale of why you ... 11-14 -2008 View
amanda I am a cancer survivor im only 21 years old. have had pelvic pain on and off for 3 ... 11-13 -2008 View
Sandra Others I am 41 years old, married and have one son who is 11 years ... 11-08 -2008 View
Jennifer I am a cancer survivor I\^m 34 years old, married almost 2 yrs and a mommy of a wonderful ... 11-06 -2008 View
Kathy I am a cancer survivor Hello - My name is Kathy. In October 2005 I went to a ... 11-03 -2008 View
Candance Others This is for Jessyca. I was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma in June of this year. I ... 10-31 -2008 View
Susan Others The firs time I had heard the term \"HPV\" was the day I had ... 10-30 -2008 View
Caryn I am a cancer survivor This message is for Laura and Cynthia. In 2005, at the age of ... 10-30 -2008 View
Alison Others My story starts when I was 19. Ever since I was 16, I had ... 10-28 -2008 View
Jessyca Others Well my story began after I had my second child and I had my ... 10-28 -2008 View