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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.

Lisa’s Story (Rectal Cancer)

Hi, my name is Crystal Smith. My sister, Lisa Boyd, suddenly found out about a month ago that she has stage 4 rectal cancer. She is starting her third week of chemo pills, two times a day, seven days a week, and radiation treatments, five days a week. She has a loving …

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Carressa’s Story (Colon Cancer)

For two-plus years I told doctor after doctor that something was killing me.  I was told many different things, from it’s anxiety to it’s all in my head. On December 7, 2013, I was told I have Stage 3 Colon Cancer.  My colon had an intussusception and that’s how I found out …

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