2017 Stories

September 29, 2017


I was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer in December of 2008 at the age of 32. Metastatic breast cancer (stage iv) is when the cancer […]
October 23, 2017


“How many more treatments do you have?” It’s the one question I get asked that is the hardest to answer. Recently diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic […]
October 24, 2017


My name is Nicole and I am 31 years old. I am a mom of a 3 ½ year old daughter named Ava – I have […]
October 27, 2017


I was diagnosed for the first time at 31 years old in 2008. I had a year of treatments and looked forward to putting that year […]
October 3, 2017


Two weeks before Christmas 2016, I found what I like to call, my “tiny invader”. As a nurse, I understood the importance of doing a breast […]
October 5, 2017


Hey world, my name is Emily! I was featured here. Last October, 2.5 years out from my original breast cancer, diagnosis at the ripe old age […]
October 6, 2017


Many thoughts race through my mind as I try to get my “cancer story” down on paper. Where do I even begin? How can I convey […]
October 6, 2017


I consider myself a high energy person. I am generally upbeat and almost always on-the-go. For better or for worse, this is how I have always […]
October 23, 2017


May 2014 I was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma and was scheduled for immediate surgery consisting of a unilateral mastectomy with axillary dissection of the lymph […]
October 23, 2017


My name is Lisa and I was originally diagnosed in 2000 at the age of 34. My boys were three and five years old. I was […]


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