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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 (Lung Cancer)

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I have lung cancer. I had my follow up scan Monday and spoke with my doctor this morning. The cancer is slow growing, and there are some new spots. Fortunately, there is nothing outside of the lung. I will have another scan again in April to see where things stand. …

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Staci’s Story (Cancer on my Tongue)

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When I was diagnosed with cancer, I thought I would’ve reacted differently. However, I truly believe that prayers and staying positive helped me through my 7 weeks of chemotherapy and radiation. I never heard of cancer on the tongue; but as I can see now, it can pop up anywhere. …

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Nicole’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 35. I found the lump myself when the underwire from my bra had cut me. After I found the lump, I saw two doctors who told me I was too young to have cancer. They added that sometimes you get these …

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