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Survivor Stories & Information

Fight Like a Girl’s collection of Power Stories are written and shared by real women who have overcome or are still fighting cancers, chronic illnesses, or other life altering adversaries every day. The stories found here are a source of empowerment, hope, and education through the discussion of signs, symptoms, treatment processes, inspirations of strength, and individual experiences of each warrior’s personal and unique fight. Survivor stories are equally powerful, written by women who now advocate for others still in the fight.

Read the inspirational stories below to find the support you need in your battle, or the encouragement to share your story with us. Immerse yourself in our community of warriors and join in — we can’t wait to meet and celebrate you.

Kari’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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On August 31, 2020, just 4 months after marrying the love of my life I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had gone in for my first ever mammogram in July and opted for the 3D mammogram due to family history. My paternal grandmother died from breast cancer almost 29 …

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Karen’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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As a ten year survivor of breast cancer, I feel truly blessed. Even through my scars physically and emotionally, I’m a better person today. Going through the radiation was the loneliest feeling. My bones ached constantly while taking Tamoxifen for five years. With treatment, I went into an instant menopause …

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Sue’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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On June 29, 2020, I went in for my annual mammogram. I wasn’t thinking about it much, as my mind was consumed with getting ready for our annual 4th of July camping trip. However, during the exam the technician became a little concerned about what she was seeing. A doctor …

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