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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.

Julie’s Story (Endometriosis)

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When do you get “Back to normal?” Maybe the better question is whether or not there even is such a thing as “Normal.” Society tends to make us believe that we should fit into standards they’ve defined in order to be considered a part of the status quo. But what …

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Raelene’s Story (Endometriosis)

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Women who suffer with endometriosis largely suffer in silence. After all, we are women. We have to do it all, wear every hat, and tackle every situation with dignity and grace. Never whine, never complain, always be strong for our families. Having endometriosis destroys all hope of accomplishing this stereotype. …

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Deanne’s Story (Endometriosis)

Today at 7am, I had my diagnostic laparoscopy, and 2 hours later, as I woke up in recovery, my nurse informed me they had found the endometriosis and removed it all, along with a few fibroids. My eyes filled with tears of relief. I have been waiting for this day to for …

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Lindsey’s Fight Like a Girl Story (Endometriosis)

First of all, if you don’t know what endometriosis is, please click the following link to educate yourself before continuing: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endometriosis The decision to write my story down came from the time I spent reading other people’s stories when I was first diagnosed. It was like my own little support group. …

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Laura’s Story (Endometriosis)

I HAVE to write this, as I have found it very hard to find people in the same situation as myself. Endometriosis–you wouldn’t have guessed (well, I didn’t) that I had it. I have been on the pill since age sixteen and had two long-term boyfriends, so I have never really been off the …

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