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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)

I am currently fighting my battle against stage 2 breast cancer at age 38. I found a mass on 2/13/16 and had an appointment with my primary physician for a referral on 2/18/16. I had my ultrasound and mammogram on 2/23/16, biopsy 2/24/16, and was diagnosed with cancer on 2/26/16. It has …

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April’s Story (Melanoma)

I am a 31-year-old wife and mother of 2 daughters, 12 and 5 years old. One day, when my husband was playing with my hair, he noticed a mole on top of my head that I have had my whole life was changing colors. He took a picture to show …

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Beth’s Story (Breast Cancer)

You Have a Lump My name is Beth, and this is my story. It all started on October 26, 2011–10 days after my 30th high school reunion. I went for my annual exam. Ten minutes into the visit, my gynecologist said, “You have a lump” (4 words). Thirty minutes later, I …

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