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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.

KJ’s Story (Breast Disease)

Pink Ribbon

In March of 2017, I finally received an official diagnosis of having PASH. This came after struggling for nearly 10 years with breast lumps and microcalcifications (that can only be detected by mammogram). I started this process in my late twenties and had multiple biopsies and mammograms every six months …

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Susan’s Story (Depression)

Greetings, my name is Susan, and I’ve been battling mental health issues for 10 years; it has been painful and yes, physical. I was first diagnosed with a form of major depression at 21 years of age and suffered much of my 20’s dealing with and adjusting to taking medication …

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