5 10, 2017

Misty’s Story

By | 2017-10-19T14:04:33+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Misty’s Story

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on 2/15/17 after finding a lump in my right breast through a self-exam on my 43rd birthday. I am currently completed with my treatments, I had 12 weeks of Taxol Chemotherapy, where I lost all of my hair, and I then went onto 20 Radiation treatments, I will be [...]

5 10, 2017

Kristen’s Story

By | 2017-10-19T14:06:47+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Kristen’s Story

I was diagnosed on April 29, 2016 at the age of 32 while I was 25 weeks pregnant with our 4th daughter. I am finally finished with treatments as of August 2017! I have really learned to live life and not be scared of things. To really enjoy the little things, embrace your children, love [...]

20 07, 2017

Robin’s Story

By | 2017-10-17T15:56:21+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Feature Stories, Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Robin’s Story

My name is Robin Letarte and I am a Patient Financial Advocate at New England Cancer Specialists. I found out about the Feeling Beautiful Again program when applying for BCCA’s other program, Help Now Fund, on behalf of one of my patients. We give out our FBA bags to patients before they start their chemo [...]

20 07, 2017

Janet’s Story

By | 2017-10-17T15:56:21+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Feature Stories, Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Janet’s Story

I am 72, almost 73. I’m originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, but currently reside in Dallas, Texas. My family and I were affected by Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. After moving, I had gotten laid off from my job of 38 years. I had been working virtually but decided not to go to work to [...]

20 07, 2017

Audreana’s story

By | 2017-07-20T12:40:56+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Feature Stories, Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Audreana’s story

I am a 28-year old, middle sister of three, macramé making, fun-times-having-galore female currently kicking cancer's butt! I love any and all festivals, dogs, holiday sweaters, and my family. My favorite festivals consist of too many vendors to count passing out free food and of course face painting booths. My love of holiday sweaters extends [...]

12 04, 2017

Kimberly’s story

By | 2017-04-12T20:27:28+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Kimberly’s story

Hello, my name is Kimberly. I am 35-years-old and I am battling cancer for the second time in my life. I didn’t take my first diagnoses too seriously. I was 29-years-old, single, and in college. So, nothing much was on my mind besides school and work. I remember the day I was diagnosed, I had [...]

12 04, 2017

Latrice Williams

By | 2017-04-12T20:27:56+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Latrice Williams

In August of 2016, just when I was going to start my music career I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I didn’t understand the timing or reasoning but the music that God gave me is the best distraction to deal with the cancer and uncomfortable treatments. This has been such a difficult journey, but with [...]

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