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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.

Amy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I hope to be an encouragement to other women fighting this fight with me. I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2020. The exact same time the COVID-19 pandemic started. I had my first mammogram at 40, which was normal. I am 41 and went in for my …

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Kathy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I remember the day like it was yesterday, June 10, 2014. A day that came on the heels of having gone through 6 rounds of chemo, a double mastectomy, my husband telling me he wanted a divorce and my mother passing away. All within eight months. It was the day …

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Sandra Yohanna’s Story (Vulvar Cancer)

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My name is Sandra Yohanna,  and I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Vulvar Cancer on December 11, 2017 at the age of 36. I had problems on my vulva for nearly 7 years prior to diagnosis. After more than a year of dealing with this horrible itch that wasn’t going …

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Tracy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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Hi all, I am in the early stages of getting information. I noticed a lump a year ago, but my insurance made it hard to find doctors. I was finally able to locate one covered and he is a great surgeon. I now have a wonderful oncologist and will be …

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Amy’s Story (Stage 3 Uterine Cancer)

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May 11, 2016 will forever be a date embedded in my mind. That was the day that after hospital stays, blood transfusions from nearly bleeding out, and two surgeries (D&C and hysterectomy) that I learned that the part of me that was supposed to allow me to help bring a …

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