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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.

Bobbie’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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On February 22, 2011, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and on the 23rd of February, the doctor told my friends, family, and myself that I had 3-5 days to live, and they were securing a hospice room for me. I fought this, and with God’s help, I was released from …

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Karen’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I was originally diagnosed with IBC in 2003. After two years of arduous treatment, I remained in remission for 6 years. Then the cancer returned to my bones, and later spread to my lungs and liver as well. I began painting after my diagnosis and have made some headway as …

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