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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.

Lyn’s Story (Endometriosis)

In light of March being Endometriosis Awareness Month, I wanted to share my experiences. I have struggled with painful periods and heavy bleeding since I started menstruating at age 12. Now, almost 31, I have developed a very high tolerance for pain. It was about a year and a half …

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Lorena’s Story (Epilepsy)

Hi, my name is Lorena. I am a single mother of 4 wonderful children. Twenty days after I had my 4th baby, I had a stroke and lost complete movement of my right side. Lost my speech and some of my memory. I recovered most of it all back, but some of …

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Veronica’s Story (PBC, PSC)

My name is Veronica, and I am 28 years old. When I was about turn 20, I was scheduled for gallbladder removal. From that moment on, my life would be changed forever. When the doctor opened me up, my liver was almost completely cirrhosed. I was eventually diagnosed with PBC …

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