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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Julie I am a cancer survivor Hi my the mname is Julie i am a survivor of cervical cancer ... 05-20 -2008 View
Maria I am a cancer survivor At age 27, I would have never expected to hear the words -you have ... 05-20 -2008 View
lisa I am a cancer survivor My name is Lisa & was first diagnosed with cervical cancer stage 1b in ... 05-20 -2008 View
janet I am a cancer survivor hi im janet in response to betty glad to hear your ok and you ... 05-17 -2008 View
Kim I am a cancer survivor Hello, my name is Kim. I am now 47 years old and a 2 ... 05-15 -2008 View
Dee I am a cancer survivor I am 28 yrs old and have underwent various treatments since the age of ... 05-15 -2008 View
Kate Others I want to thank all of you for being so brave and posting your ... 05-14 -2008 View
Jessie I am a cancer survivor This message is back to Louise I indeed share your anxieties about having radiation. ... 05-07 -2008 View
Sandra I am a cancer survivor Gee--on the status of my story it states \"cancer survivor\". I\^m not there yet ... 05-06 -2008 View
Keri I am a cancer survivor Hi I am Keri, 28 years young. While I was younger I never seemed ... 05-04 -2008 View
Debbie I am a friend / relative of a cancer survivor Hi my name is Debbie ,My nightmare started on February 28th 2008.I carried my ... 05-03 -2008 View
Julianna Others About a month ago I went in for a regularly scheduled pap test. I ... 05-02 -2008 View
louise I am a cancer survivor Hi so far I am a cancer survivor. This message is back to Jessie and ... 05-02 -2008 View
Debbie I am a friend / relative of a cancer survivor My daughter Brandy who is 26yrs.old was diagnosed with type 2b cervical cancer in ... 05-01 -2008 View
Wendy I am a cancer survivor I have sat here reading some of the stories here and I decided ... 04-30 -2008 View
Sharon I am a cancer survivor There are HAPPY ending. Our second daughter was born in August 1976. After six ... 04-27 -2008 View
Jodi I am a cancer survivor Hi Diane: I am 30 and was diagnosed last month with adenocarcinoma. ... 04-27 -2008 View
Diane Others I first would like to say that I am so impressed with this site. ... 04-26 -2008 View
Jessie I am a cancer survivor I am 55 years old, post-menopausal and overall in good physical health and spirit. ... 04-22 -2008 View
Caryn I am a cancer survivor Hi Jessie- I wrote last month about my experience with pelvic radiation after ... 04-22 -2008 View
Melanie I am a cancer survivor Thanks so much to Dina for sharing your experience with me...much appreciated. And congratulations ... 04-21 -2008 View
janet I am a cancer survivor hi my name is janet i was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2006 i ... 04-19 -2008 View
Deanna I am a cancer survivor Well here it goes...May 2004 I had a myomectomy to remove fibroid cysts and ... 04-19 -2008 View
CINDY I am a cancer survivor Congrats to the NCCC & its honest brave members. I cant blve I\^ve just ... 04-16 -2008 View
Dina I am a cancer survivor This is a reply for Melanie. I too had a cone biopsy in February ... 04-14 -2008 View