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Survivor Stories & Information

Fight Like a Girl’s collection of Power Stories are written and shared by real women who have overcome or are still fighting cancers, chronic illnesses, or other life altering adversaries every day. The stories found here are a source of empowerment, hope, and education through the discussion of signs, symptoms, treatment processes, inspirations of strength, and individual experiences of each warrior’s personal and unique fight. Survivor stories are equally powerful, written by women who now advocate for others still in the fight.

Read the inspirational stories below to find the support you need in your battle, or the encouragement 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.

Laura’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Laura's Story (Breast Cancer)

I am 43 years old. I have a wonderful husband of 14 years and a 15 year old daughter. I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer this past April and will be receiving my 3rd round of aggressive chemo treatment this Wednesday. I have 4-6 more treatments before I get a double …

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Pebbles’ Story (Diabetes)

Well it all started in November 2007, when the doctor gave me news that I have diabetes. She assumed that because of my strong family history and my weight that I was a type 2 diabetic, and she gave me medication. Not even a year later I developed infections, a …

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