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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.

Debbie’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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16 years ago, I was diagnosed with IDC (invasive ductal carcinoma) breast cancer. I had a bilateral mastectomy and did chemo. I had a 0.03% chance of any cancer. 6 years ago, I was diagnosed with metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer. I followed up with more chemo and genetic testing, which showed no …

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Bobbie’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 31, with no family history on 12-12-12! Within two weeks, I was meeting with Oncologist and Surgeons. I had a bilateral mastectomy on 12-28-12. Then, I started aggressive chemotherapy after a port placement from February to May. Additional treatment included …

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Devry’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I’m just writing this bio for ‘me’ and sharing for anyone else who cares to read it. I’m trudging through my foggy memories and trying to remember how things happened. So 6 years ago today, I got the devastating news I had breast cancer, not one, but two separate cancers …

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Karen’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. After a double mastectomy and many trips for chemotherapy, I was in remission two years later. Five years and five months after that, the cancer came back behind my sternum. Radiation and chemo! Two years later, at my yearly scan, I …

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