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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.

Jennifer’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Hello to everyone out there fighting for another day to live!! My name is Jennifer. I am a 40-year-old single mom of three beautiful, wonderful, and challenging children. Each one of them have a different level of disability, from learning disabilities to autism, so my journey with cancer has been tough …

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Suzanne’s Story (Cervical Cancer)

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Two years ago, I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. I had a full radical hysterectomy. My cervical cancer has returned and now has spread to my pelvic bone. I’m currently undergoing chemo and radiation. I have had two cycles of chemo and have four more to go. I refuse to let this …

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Alexis’s Story (Endometriosis)

Hi everyone, I had an unexpected life event recently. For some time now, I’ve been experiencing pain in my abdomen area. This was causing me to be physically sick almost every single day of the month over the last ten months. When it first began, I thought that I might …

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Hailey’s Story (Endometriosis)

Sometimes the hardest decision and the right decision are the same thing. Today I had to make one of the toughest and scariest decisions of my entire life, one that no other 27-year-old should ever have to make. At 15:45 this afternoon, I was approved for surgery, but the decision was …

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