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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.

Audrey’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Audrey's Breast Cancer Story

“GIVE GOD THE GLORY” The month of October 2009 was a change for my family and me. A routine examination by my Doctor changed my life (somebody say – God is good. Psalm 34:8 KJV). She ordered a baseline mammogram for me to have, no particular reason, she just decided that it was …

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Linda’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I was diagnoised with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) 2 years ago in October. I had a lumpectomy. They were able to remove all the cancer and I was able to keep my breast. I have been cancer free for almost 2 yrs thanks to early detection and the Lord. Linda

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Stacy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Stacy (Breast Cancer)

Hi my name is Stacy Scott and I am 38 years old and was diagnosed with stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma breast cancer in December 2009. The margins were not clear so the vascular surgeon recommended chemotherapy first. I was doing a monthly exam and I felt a lump in my right breast …

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Suzanne’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I have dealt with cancer 3x in 3.5 years. Initial breast lump found on routine mammogram in Oct 2006; stage 1; lumpectompy + 5 days of mammosite radiation. Fast forward 2 years to back pain so bad that this mother of 3 who gave birth to 3 girls at home with no drugs …

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Saragene’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Saragene's Story 1 (Breast Cancer)

Oct 1996 I found a lump on my right breast. Of course, it was a weekend! I was fortunate to have a great primary female, woman’s doctor. She saw me Monday, recommended a breast specialist, & would not let me leave until I had an appointment made. I saw the breast specialist the …

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