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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.

Kathy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I was diagnosed at age 42: triple negative breast cancer. I had a double mastectomy and four rounds of chemotherapy. Then 2011, I had reconstruction and a hysterectomy in a 10-hour surgery Nipple reconstruction failed four times and I even got MRSA. I gave up on nipple reconstruction or tattooing. Just …

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