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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Morgan Others I am 20 years old and I find out tomorrow if I have cervical ... 04-12 -2008 View
Jennifer I am a cancer survivor After being diagnosed in Germany, and med-evaced stateside. On April, 29th 2002 I underwent 7 ... 04-12 -2008 View
Sarah I am a cancer survivor Laura I assume you are referring to me, sorry I have not been here ... 04-09 -2008 View
Melanie Others Hi there...I just wanted to get some feedback from others here that have had ... 04-09 -2008 View
Kelly I am a cancer survivor I had my regular paap in Feb 08. Went back in on March ... 04-04 -2008 View
Stephanie I am a cancer survivor I had sstage 1a2 endocervical adenocarcinoma, and it was essentially \"cured\" with my cone ... 04-03 -2008 View
laura I am a cancer survivor Sarah - i was wondering - would you mind telling us what your symptoms ... 04-01 -2008 View
Jodi I am a cancer survivor Thank you for sharing your experiences. Kelly: I\^m not sure how ... 04-01 -2008 View
Lisa Others I\^m 22 years old and I\^ll find out on Monday whether or not I ... 04-01 -2008 View
laura I am a cancer survivor jodi - i hope you are doing okay. none of the gynecological oncologist who ... 03-31 -2008 View
Kelly I am a cancer survivor Jodi-regarding your post on March 31st, I would love to chat with you. ... 03-31 -2008 View
Sarah I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed on 2/13/08 with adenocarcinoma in situ with area supicious of invasive ... 03-31 -2008 View
nancy I am a cancer survivor I am a 34 year old mother of two children. I began having ... 03-31 -2008 View
Jodi I am a cancer survivor I was diagnosed two weeks ago with adenocarcinoma. I am scheduled for a ... 03-30 -2008 View
Kim I am a cancer survivor Laura, I have been through a similiar situation. Email me if you want to ... 03-30 -2008 View
Edna Others Courtney Posted On : Jan 29 , 2008 This is in response to Courtney\^s post I too ... 03-28 -2008 View
laura I am a cancer survivor Thank you all for your stories. it is helpful to hear from other people ... 03-26 -2008 View
laura I am a cancer survivor Elisa - i notice your story and the date of your cold knife cone ... 03-26 -2008 View
Amanda Others After reading so many stories, I realize that at this point, I am a ... 03-25 -2008 View
Stephanie I am a cancer survivor After 3 years of pap smears that came back Atypical glandular cells of undetermined ... 03-24 -2008 View
Kelli I am a cancer survivor I have always been one to have my check-up faithfully. In June of 07 ... 03-22 -2008 View
Mary Others I am not sure if I have cancer and am wondering right now if ... 03-20 -2008 View
Christina I am a cancer survivor My story is rather rare. I\^ve come to realize by hearing not only ... 03-15 -2008 View
Caryn I am a cancer survivor Ramona- I hope you are recovering well from your recent surgery. I ... 03-13 -2008 View
ramona I am a cancer survivor i was diagnosed with 1b cervical cancer in january. i had gone to ... 03-09 -2008 View