See the stories of other women who found their courage to live
From fear to courage
For Andrea, breast cancer brings about an incredibly wide range of challenges and battles and it can often leave lasting marks both physically and emotionally.
How a breast cancer surgeon found her courage to live
Dr. Anne Peled was a successful breast cancer specialist and surgeon in San Francisco when she was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 37.
My Cancer Journey
I was diagnosed on February 5th, 2019 with Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma. I knew when my doctor called and I heard his voice, that this was the call I hoped I would never receive.
Live Until I Die
Recently I was diagnosed with breast cancer on the other side, I was scheduled for radiation but after having a pet scan they found I had cancer in my spine, in both lungs and skin cancer on my scalp.
My Breast Cancer Story Age 31
1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. Unfortunately, 6 weeks after our wedding (can you believe that?!) I was the one at age 31….
Beating the odds
Finding a lump after a self-exam at age 36 was not in the odds. Lumpectomy, chemo, radiation and 5 years of tamoxifen. I went on to live “normally” as one does after having cancer.
The Best Lesson that I Taught
When my doctor told me 15 years ago that I had breast cancer he was surprised that I wasn’t showing much emotion.
The Courage To Live: Elizabeth’s Story
Elizabeth Sorensen had just moved from Minnesota to Texas to begin a new career and live closer to her boyfriend. She was looking forward to the possibilities her new life held – until she felt a lump in her breast.
The Courage to Enjoy Life: Apryl Allen’s Story
Apryl Allen was living the life she’d always dreamed about.
Down but not out
During regular mammogram I was diagnosed with breast cancer which required a lumpectomy and 34 radiation treatments along with hormone therapy.
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