18 11, 2016

Michele’s Story

By | 2016-11-18T13:09:14+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Michele’s Story

I am a widow and single mother. I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Stage IIB in February. Immediately m work hours were reduced due to the fact that I had to go to so many appointments for testing and to meet new doctors, such as the breast surgeon and oncologist. I was also seeking [...]

18 11, 2016

Linda’s Story

By | 2016-11-18T12:51:06+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Linda’s Story

I was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer in April 2016 during a visit to the emergency room. My original breast cancer diagnosis was in 2003, when I had mastectomy, reconstruction and chemotherapy.  This experience made me reevaluate my life and beliefs about the world and everyone living in it. Afterwards, I changed gears with my career, and, realizing [...]

18 11, 2016

Jenna’s Story

By | 2016-11-18T13:09:23+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Jenna’s Story

Although cancer is not a way to start a marriage, it has brought my husband and I even closer. November 2013 was the month that was the catalyst of a roller coaster year.  While planning our dream wedding and spending time with family during the holidays, I found a lump in my breast. After two [...]

18 11, 2016

Cynthia’s Story

By | 2016-12-07T01:03:43+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Cynthia’s Story

My first diagnosis was on October 15, 2015. However, three weeks later I was diagnosed again but on the right side. My hardest obstacle has been to stay positive because after a second diagnosis, that became hard. Then, my surgery was postponed which made it even harder to remain positive. But the support and love [...]

18 11, 2016

Chiara’s Story

By | 2016-11-18T12:31:39+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Chiara’s Story

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on November 3rd, 2014; I am currently waiting for my prophylactic mastectomy surgery. I have quit smoking since my diagnosis. I find my support through cancer support groups that have effective moderators and also through prayer.  My comfort through this time is being able to play with my children [...]