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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 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.

Liz’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Liz's Story (Breast Cancer) LR

I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer on May 28, 2010 at the age of 48 after finding my lump as I was boxing at WII’s Gold’s gym. Who would have thought a game would have saved my life.  As I was boxing I felt something “pop” and, to …

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Jill’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Jill's Story (Breast Cancer) LR

2010….what a GREAT year for me! I had a beautiful family, I started my own photography business, then I heard the words “you have breast cancer”. Okay, so that last part wasn’t GREAT…but it did change my life for the BETTER. In September 2010, I felt a lump that seemed …

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Ruth’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Ruth's Story (Breast Cancer) LR

I was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. I went through chemo, radiation, and multiple surgeries. I did not go alone, I had many friends and family that stood by me through the whole process. It was a long and tiresome journey but I fought like a girl and I …

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