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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.

Haley’s Story (Epilepsy)

I was just recently diagnosed with JME last month. About 6 months ago, I started having what I called “jerks” right away in the morning. For a few months, it was just here and there I would get them, and now a couple of months ago, it turned into a …

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Lorena’s Story (Epilepsy)

Hi, my name is Lorena. I am a single mother of 4 wonderful children. Twenty days after I had my 4th baby, I had a stroke and lost complete movement of my right side. Lost my speech and some of my memory. I recovered most of it all back, but some of …

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Elizabeth’s Story (Epilepsy)

Hi, I don’t really think my life is a story to tell because there are a lot of people who have it worse then me but I’ll tell mine just in case it can help someone else out. Back in 1994 (I was eight) my parents, three sisters, and I …

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Angela’s Story (Epilepsy)

Now, a 42 year old, mother of two, I was diagnosed with epilepsy at 19. After medication after medications and a near death  experience due to liver dysfunction, I’m back on the wagon train. This past weekend, I had a grand mal seizure for the first time in 17 years. …

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Amy’s Story (Epilepsy)

This story is about our eight year old daughter. She has had a long hard life for only being eight. She developed epilepsy at three years old. It came on very quickly. It was a very rough first year, she got very ill, went status (which is seizures that can’t …

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Alicia’s Story (Brain Tumor, Epilepsy)

In December 2002, I was diagnosis with epilepsy. After doing an EEG, the epilepsy was determined as Begin Rolandic epilepsy. My seizures were under control through medication and chiropractic treatments. After a change in neurologists, another MRI was requested in February 2005. At this time, they found an abnormality (no size was defined), …

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