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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.

Brenda’s Story (Colon Cancer)

Hi, my name is Brenda, and I worked with people with disabilities for the last 8 years. In January, my husband scheduled both of us for colonoscopies. His results came back fine, but mine came back with the cancer diagnosis. But I’m lucky!!! I did 6 weeks of chemo and radiation …

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Lyndsey’s Story (Colon Cancer)

It’s already been almost two years in November since I was diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. It was the scariest thing to have to go through, as I’m 28 with two children. I’m their only caregiver, and knew that I had to do what was possible to get better. My tumor was right …

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