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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.

Mia’s Story (Endometriosis)

Hi everyone, My name is Mia. I’m 21, and I suffer from endometriosis. From age 18, I had an abnormal cycle, and I didn’t understand why. When I turned 19, each and every time, the cramps worsened. Last year, I started having only 2-4 cycles a year and the cramps …

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Addy’s Story (Endometriosis)

I was diagnosed with endometriosis at age 15, after I kept rupturing simple ovarian cysts. I was diagnosed through a laparoscopy, and my GYN removed the endometriosis. I had a Mirena IUDS inserted a month after my diagnosis, and all was well. A year after my diagnosis in 2013, I developed …

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Raven’s Story (Endometriosis)

Hi. My name is Raven. I’m so thankful I came across this page. I was playing Trivia Crack, and there was an ad for it. I just had my first lap surgery in November and have felt kind of lost and confused after just finding out about my diagnosis in October! …

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Naomi’s Story (Endometriosis)

Hi, my name is Naomi, and I have had one lap surgery. I did not get diagnosed with endometriosis until March of 2014. The interesting thing is, I was a major athlete and always had light periods (but had weird ovulation pain and major cramping). Then I went on the …

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Dana’s Story (Endometriosis)

I have been battling endometriosis since age 16 but was not correctly diagnosed til age 18. I had several doctors first tell me I was either crazy and making up the symptoms or I just needed to get tougher to deal with my periods. Well, 20 years have passed now, …

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Kari’s Story (Endometriosis)

I remember reading through the stories on here a few months ago and thinking that I would one day add mine. I believe I’ve been suffering from endometriosis since shortly after my first period at the age of 9. I always had terrible period pain, but like many other young …

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Robyn’s Story (Endometriosis)

I’ve always known that my story was meant for something greater than just the experiences I have had, and I was reminded last week about how strong I really am and how much my story should be told. If in my sharing, I help just one woman who is going through the …

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