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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.

Martha’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I was diagnosed Jan 11th. My right breast was a big rock, and so I went to the hospital. They said that it was extra tissue, which I knew it wasn’t, but because my insurance had expired, I couldn’t go again. I finally got insurance and got a mammogram, and it …

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Toya’s Story (Leukemia)

January 29th, 2015, I went to the emergency room with a migraine. February 4th, 2015, I went to my primary care doctor for a follow up visit for the migraine. She said, because she had not seen me since May, she wanted to do some routine blood work. I got …

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Yazmin’s Story (Endometriosis)

Hello, ladies. Well, my story starts off with endometriosis–a strong and painful pain. It all started when I was 13, after my first period. I thought it was going to be like all teenage stuff, but I was wrong. I never thought it would be painful. Day after day in pain, and …

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