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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.

Latoya’s Story (Lupus)

My name is Toya Terry. I was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised there for a short period of time. I was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in 1995, and then I moved to California. When I first moved to California, my diagnosis was changed to MCTD (mixed connective tissue disease). …

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Channyn’s Story (Endometriosis)

My Endometriosis story began when I was eleven. However, I didn’t even hear of the word until I was twenty-one. I’m sharing my story to bring awareness to this disease. I try my best to be accurate with any medical information or statistics, but if I’m wrong about anything, please let …

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Doreen’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I was 39-years-young when I went for my first mammogram. I was single mother of 4 kids with minimal father participation. I was working 50 hours a week, taking care of others, when I found out I had 3 tumors. But don’t worry, they said. No family history, you are …

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