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Survivor Stories2018-11-21T08:20:55+00:00

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Karen’s Story

November 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Karen’s Story

  I never thought that it would be me telling a story about the impact cancer has had on my life. In June of 2017, I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductile Carcinoma that was HER2 [...]

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Melody’s Story

October 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Melody’s Story

HEARING the word "cancer" is scary. I never would have imagined, not even once, that I would get cancer. But it happened. I tested positive for breast cancer in 2010. Fortunately, my doctors detected it [...]

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Marci’s Story

October 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Marci’s Story

  It was a shock as we have no history of breast cancer in our family. I suddenly went from a very healthy, 45-year-old woman, to 45-year-old women with Stage 2 Triple Negative Breast cancer. [...]

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Sherry’s Story

September 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Sherry’s Story

  I was diagnosed on August 11, 2011, which also happened to be my 30th wedding anniversary. I am currently finished with active treatment! I was 48 years old at the time and just had [...]

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Amber’s Story

September 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Amber’s Story

I was diagnosed on December 18, 2012, at the age of 35. I have no family history and tested negative for the BRCA gene. Self-examination led to early detection. On February 14, 2013, I had [...]

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Susana’s Story

September 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Susana’s Story

I was diagnosed at age 35 on May 24, 2017. I have currently stopped by prophylactic chemo due to bad side effects but am due to have my reconstruction surgery this November 2018. I am [...]

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Kimberly’s Story

August 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Kimberly’s Story

I was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer on September 17, 2016. And today I am currently being treated for bone metastasis with chemotherapy, and other forms of treatment. The hardest thing for me was [...]

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Emily’s Story

August 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Emily’s Story

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on November 9, 2017. I was 32 years old, and my son had just turned two years old. My husband and I had just purchased our first house and [...]

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Olivia’s Story

August 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Olivia’s Story

I first heard about The Breast Cancer Charities and the Feeling Beautiful Again program one day through just a general internet search, and I am so glad I did! After seeing what this program does [...]

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Cora’s Story

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Cora’s Story

My name is Cora, I am 50 years old and live in Seal Cove, Maine. I was first diagnosed with IDC breast cancer in April of 2015. After 2 lumpectomies, 4 rounds of chemo, and a [...]

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Adriana’s Story

June 28th, 2018|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 [...]

Marilyn’s Story

June 5th, 2018|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 [...]

Wanda’s Story

May 29th, 2018|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 [...]

Damara’s Story

May 22nd, 2018|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 [...]

Elizabeth’s Story

May 15th, 2018|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 [...]