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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.

Dianna’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Hello Everyone. 🙂 My name is Dianna. I’m a 15-year-old girl from Serbia. I wanted to share my story because I’m hoping it will give people a bit more hope. I come from a family with a history of benign and malignant tumors. Both my aunt and grandmother had it …

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Kate’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I just wanted to share my story to raise awareness for younger woman that though you’re likely to be cancer-free at younger ages, it CAN still happen. Last year I began noticing a spot on my right breast. It didn’t feel like a lump – it was just a darkening …

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Cathy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Cathy's Story (Breast Cancer)

My mother was beautiful. We all know our mothers are beautiful. But Mom was movie star lovely. Tall and slender with masses of dark hair, dewy brown eyes, and cheekbones to die for, she could have stepped right out of an RKO feature film. She must have been surprised, after …

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Debi’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Debi's Breast Cancer Survivor Story

My First Triathlon…. an emotional, exhilarating and downright terrifying experience! 32 years old…3 knee surgeries…1 collarbone surgery….1 broken jaw…1 horrible forearm  reconstruction due to dog bite… 1 bum shoulder…plantar fascitis…and a foot injury. Oh yeah, and a very recent Breast Cancer survivor. These were most of the ’cards’ stacked against me when …

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