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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.

Denise’s Story (Lung Cancer)

My name is Denise. When I was 53 years old, I was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer of the right lung. It was November 7, 2014. I had a malignant pleural effusion (MPE) that was found after months of symptoms and doctors appointments. The fluid contained malignant cells—non-small cell …

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Jennifer’s Story (Lung Cancer)

I call my experience “My Unexpected Journey.” My writings of love, family and a cancer diagnosis. Sharing My Journey of Lung Cancer, Surgery and Chemotherapy. The good days and the bad. Taking a step back and looking at the big picture with the love of family and friends. In January …

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Katelyn’s Story (Lung Cancer)

My grandmother finished her last round of chemotherapy on my grandpa’s birthday, May 12, 2014. I can’t think of a better birthday gift she could have given to her husband of over 30 years. My grandma has lung cancer, and she is winning the fight. Her tumor is shrinking. The …

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