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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.

Karen’s Story (Ovarian Cancer)

This story is about Karen, my high school sweetheart of over 29 years, whom I call an “Amazing Graceful Fighter.” Karen was diagnosed with Stage 3C ovarian cancer 3 years ago. After 2 surgeries and 4 rounds of chemo, cancer has knocked Karen down each time, but she continues to get …

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Brie’s Story (Endometriosis)

I remember my first period. How could I not? The majority of my day was spent right next to the toilet in withering pain, with cold sweats and vomiting. This went on for around 2 years. I was experiencing terrible pains every month and, not only when I was on …

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