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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.

Jenn’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I am a married mom raising two teenage boys. I am a print and textile colorist by day and a freelance writer, blogger, author, and Tamoxi-babe by night. I speak frequently at cancer centers, health fairs, and libraries making it my mission to inspire, educate, and empower women dealing with …

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Dawn’s Story (Thyroid Cancer)

I went to the doctor just to get a prescription changed when they found that my pulse was really high. After an EKG and blood work, I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. I was sent to see a surgeon who also treated thyroid issues. It was decided to do surgery after …

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Amanda’s Story (Thyroid Cancer)

My name is Amanda Atwell. I am a military spouse and a cancer warrior! I came across your site while looking for information to share at our military installation’s Relay for Life event scheduled on August first. I invite you to read my story (below) but it has also changed. …

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Joanna’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I’m a 39 year old mother of one. In 2012 I was diagnosed with DCIS of the right breast, this was the very early stages of breast cancer. I underwent a double mastectomy and reconstruction. I am very lucky that they caught it very early and that no further treatment was …

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