This is a short one :-)
She also fought it by not giving in and giving up -- she pursued her dreams, continued her education, traveled, advocated for others with cancer, developed wonderful friendships, and maintained her relationships with family and friends all over the US.
I remember her saying to me one day: "If I ever get killed by a stupid car while crossing the street, I'm going to be pissed!"
So, look both ways before crossing the street, folks! The girl had a point!