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
jenny Others hi,maureen ,thanks for writin me back,i had started my treament n chemo can b rough ... 08-04 -2008 View
Leea I am a cancer survivor My story began in 2000 when I had an abnormal pap showing moderate dysplasia. ... 08-03 -2008 View
Meaghan I am a cancer survivor Leea: I don\^t want to scare you but what you are describing is exactly what ... 08-03 -2008 View
Sandra I am a cancer survivor To those of you reluctant of the pain involved for paps or scraping--please JuST ... 08-03 -2008 View
Kimberly I am a cancer survivor I want to share my story as each of you have because I learn ... 08-01 -2008 View
Sharlene I am a friend / relative of a cancer survivor Hi Jennifer I have read your story and I really do feel for you. I ... 07-30 -2008 View
Maureen I am a cancer survivor Hi Jenny: I am not currently going through the same thing as you but I ... 07-27 -2008 View
Katherine I am a cancer survivor I wanted to write this to give some hope to women who become faced ... 07-25 -2008 View
Meaghan I am a cancer survivor My story is long and complicated but I will try to sum it up ... 07-25 -2008 View
Melanie I am a cancer survivor It will be 19 yrs this Sept that I was diagnosed with stage II ... 07-23 -2008 View
laura I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed with cervical cancer in march of 08. i had stage 1b2. ... 07-23 -2008 View
Jennifer Others Hi, I am a sister of someone fighting for ... 07-22 -2008 View
Melody I am a cancer survivor My name is Melody I have 3b recurrent cervical cancer. I\^m, 38 years ... 07-12 -2008 View
jean Others Scared to death!! Just a about a week ago I went to the drs, ... 07-11 -2008 View
Meagan I am a cancer survivor Today marks a year since my radical hysterectomy. I am 1 year cancer ... 07-11 -2008 View
Betsy I am a cancer survivor This is in answer to Peggy. I was treated at Dana Farber Cancer ... 07-10 -2008 View
jenny Others hi im jen n i was diasnosed with c cancer a month .i was ... 07-10 -2008 View
Nan I am a cancer survivor I\^m 27 and Asian. I had my LEEP biopsy back this Tuesday and a ... 07-09 -2008 View
Peggy Others I\^m presently diagnosed with stage IIIb cervical. Have begun the process leading up ... 07-09 -2008 View
Patty I am a cancer survivor Hi Jasmine, They have removed my cervix and the upper part of my vagina. (Giggle, ... 07-09 -2008 View
Jasmine I am a cancer survivor My Mother was diagnosed w/ stage 1b2 cervical cancer and has positive lymph nodes. ... 07-08 -2008 View
Pamela I am a cancer survivor My name is Pam I am 43 yrs mother of 3 grown kids and ... 07-08 -2008 View
Azra I am a cancer survivor I was like many other women upset and ashamed when i heard about my ... 07-06 -2008 View
Patty I am a cancer survivor Hi, my name is Patty and I was diagnosed with Cervical Cancer Aug 2004. ... 07-05 -2008 View
Susan I am a cancer survivor In December of 2007 I started bleeding after intercourse and having light periods in ... 07-01 -2008 View