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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.

Jasmine’s Story (Endometriosis)

Hello, my name is Jasmine Wallace. I’ve been suffering with this illness for years. I was diagnosed with endometriosis at 17 years old. Before I was diagnosed, I would have pain in my ovaries. The periods are terrible, just like you ladies’. I would hurt extremely bad, and there were …

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Jomayra’s Story (Lupus)

Hello, my name is Jomayra. I’m 31 years old. My story with lupus began at the age of 25, after giving birth to my first child. I started noticing changes in my body, starting with my hands and feet. They would swell up and turn purple. My hair started falling out. …

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