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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.

Tamaria’s Story (Thyroid Cancer)

My 16-year-old daughter, Tamaria, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer last month. She has already undergone 2 surgeries. 1 was to remove the left portion of her thyroid when we thought the mass was a benign cyst. Then the pathology results came back, and she had a 2nd surgery to remove …

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Dawn’s Story (Thyroid Cancer)

I went to the doctor just to get a prescription changed when they found that my pulse was really high. After an EKG and blood work, I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. I was sent to see a surgeon who also treated thyroid issues. It was decided to do surgery after …

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