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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 cancer or who are still battling their health adversary every day. The cancer stories found here are a source of empowerment and education, teaching women key signs and symptoms of the many different forms of cancer as well as how to take care of oneself throughout the treatment process. Survivor stories are equally powerful, written by women who now advocate for others still in the fight against a form of cancer or other detrimental illness.

Read the inspirational cancer stories below to find the support you need in your battle, or the final push 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.

Jennifer’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Jennifer's Story (Breast Cancer) LR

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on Febuary 15th, 2011. I am a diabetic, have neuropathy, and going through chemo and radiation. My heart goes out to everyone going through this horrid disease!! I will survive – it will just take a long time! Jennifer Kentucky Submitted 10-19-11 The informational …

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Thalia’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Thalia's Story (Breast Cancer)

My Story: Pink Combat I grew up proud of the Special Forces Dagger on the breadbox. I knew where the metals were hidden in the drawer. These markers of bravery never spoken of—beyond reference to the elusive Green Beret— A symbol of heroes not awarded, to a pilot, without marked …

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Amy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Amy's Story 2 (Breast Cancer) LR

I was twenty nine when I was diagnosed with stage 2B breast cancer. I was in complete shock. Cancer does not run in my family and I thought I was super healthy. I ate good food, did yoga, meditated, and so forth. It didn’t matter. Cancer does not discriminate. Since …

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