28 06, 2018

Adriana’s Story

By |2018-06-28T14:43:12+00:00June 28th, 2018|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Adriana’s Story

When my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer it felt as if someone had stolen our sense of security and comfort. At first, all we expected was for my mother to have the mass removed from her breast. But further testing had revealed the horrible news; she had to go through chemotherapy and radiation to [...]

5 06, 2018

Marilyn’s Story

By |2018-06-19T14:41:45+00:00June 5th, 2018|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Marilyn’s Story

My name is Marilyn. I was first diagnosed in July 2005 which is when I had my lumpectomy. Unfortunately, I had a reoccurrence in 2010, where a double mastectomy coincidentally on Mother’s Day. When I was finally approved for reconstructive surgery in 2015, it was discovered at my pre-op appointment that I had a second [...]

29 05, 2018

Wanda’s Story

By |2018-06-19T14:42:27+00:00May 29th, 2018|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Wanda’s Story

My name is Wanda. I was diagnosed on December 29, 2017. I am currently in chemotherapy. I was 48 when I was diagnosed, after having all of my yearly mammograms. When I got the call I was caught completely by surprise, as no one in my immediate family has ever been diagnosed with any form of [...]

22 05, 2018

Damara’s Story

By |2018-05-30T09:54:53+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Damara’s Story

My name is Damara. In Mid-January 2018, I was diagnosed with Metaplastic Breast Cancer and have been on treatment since at the Firelands Cancer Center in Ohio. The most effective lifestyle changes that have helped me stay physically and mentally strong are laughter, music, and positive energy! My friends and family have been my biggest [...]

15 05, 2018

Elizabeth’s Story

By |2018-05-22T09:13:06+00:00May 15th, 2018|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Elizabeth’s Story

My name is Elizabeth. I was diagnosed with breast cancer on October 3, 2017. I had my first mammogram a week before that. I  decided to have a mastectomy with nipple sparing on only the side with cancer. My last surgery is coming up next week. I have really tried to adopt a healthier lifestyle. I [...]

3 05, 2018

Tacoa’s Story

By |2018-05-03T09:39:49+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Tacoa’s Story

My name is Tacoa, and I was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2015. I am currently going through treatment and just a few days ago I went through reconstructive surgery. I have had a double mastectomy and lumpectomy in the past few months. One of the biggest lifestyle changes I have adopted since being diagnosed [...]

26 04, 2018

Deborah’s Story

By |2018-04-26T09:28:12+00:00April 26th, 2018|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Deborah’s Story

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on June 23, 2017, and I am currently in treatment. Being diagnosed with breast cancer affects so many parts of your life and causes you to change so many aspects. The biggest change was the lifestyle change that I have made. I knew that I must keep God and [...]

19 04, 2018

Erica’s Story

By |2018-04-19T10:08:47+00:00April 19th, 2018|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Erica’s Story

I was first diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer on June 1, 2016, so I will always be in treatment, unfortunately. Upon receiving this diagnosis, I learned that I had an enormous support group filled with friends, family, and even strangers. They have made things easier, but the most joy that has been brought to me [...]