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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.

Janelle’s Story (Breast Cancer)

On September 18, 2013, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, stage III, at the age of 43. I can honestly say these have been some of my darkest hours. My cancer has become all consuming, inhabits my every thought, and sometimes difficult to keep inside. I cannot scream in rage …

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Lauri’s Story (Migraines)

I’m 56 years old, a little too old to have developed this type of a migraine, or so I thought. I was always super busy and working in my cosmetics shop. Mind you nothing and I mean nothing could keep this “old chickie” down until about nine months ago when …

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Lisa’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Breast cancer first entered my life when one of my best friends from high school was diagnosed with it and died at the age of 28. Shortly thereafter my ob/gyn, who delivered all three of my children, died from breast cancer at the age of 39. Because of these personal …

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