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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.

Terri’s Story (Near fatal MVA)

Terris-story-MVA

In December 2009, I was in a near fatal car accident with a small Suzuki sidekick, black ice and an 18-wheeler. I’ve had five surgeries since being discharged from the hospital; I believe I’ve had over nine surgeries to piece me back together. I broke everything but my arms. Fortunately, …

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Julie’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Julie Breast Cancer

Hi! I went thru a heart wrenching divorce after 33-years of marriage in October 2015. Soon after, I noticed my right breast looked funny and had a hard large lump in it(it was always lumpy!) I made an appointment and had a mammogram in April 2016. Six months after my …

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