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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.

Kara’s Story (Endometriosis)

I was diagnosed with endometriosis in April of 2010 at the age of 22. After many months of agony and many visits to the ER with no end or pain relief in sight my doctor finally decided it was time for a laparoscopy to determine if endometriosis was the cause. …

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Amanda’s Story (Endometriosis)

In late 2010, at the age of 20, after years of HORRIBLE periods, irregular spotting, nausea, and being told it was all in my head, I was finally diagnosed with endometriosis. Over the next few months, I was scheduled for my first laparoscopy. In that time the doctors made it …

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Ann’s Story (Endometriosis)

I suffered from severe endometriosis for over 10 years in my late 20’s to 30’s. I saw three fertility doctors and went through all the fertility treatments including surgeries, tests, etc. I finally was put on Lupron followed by powerful fertility drugs to try and conceive. For over a two …

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Natalie’s Story (Endometriosis)

My name is Natalie, I’m 42, and I’ve had severe endometriosis since I was 16 years old (it runs in my family). I went through five years of many doctors (who couldn’t believe someone so young could have it so bad), missed high school and college, had horrible pain, GI …

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