October 11, 2016


“I was diagnosed with breast cancer on April 14th of this year. I am a very active runner and work hard at eating clean. I was […]
October 11, 2016


“The hardest part of my entire cancer experience was calling my Dad to tell him. He had already lived the nightmare of losing his wife, my […]
October 11, 2016


“I’d heard about all of the amazing benefits of sensory deprivation tanks from a friend, so for my 38th birthday I treated myself to a “float.” […]
October 24, 2016


Last summer on June 10, 2015, at 31, I got the worst phone call of my life. I found out that biopsies confirmed I had estrogen […]
October 24, 2016


I first felt the lump just prior to our ten-year wedding anniversary in April 2015. Initially, I didn’t think much of it because I was in […]
October 24, 2016


May 22, 2015 is a day I will never forget, the day I received a phone call that turned my world upside down. It was 5 […]
October 24, 2016


I was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2008 at the age of 42. The month of pink ribbons and messages of “breast cancer awareness!” Who […]
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 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


I was 40 years old when I was first diagnosed with cancer. I had no family history and did not have many of the risk factors […]
October 6, 2017


I was married in 2014 and was living the “perfect life.” My husband and I both had successful businesses keeping us on our toes. We had […]
October 6, 2017


Terri graduated from Penn State and moved to New York City to start her life and one month later her mother died from metastatic breast cancer […]
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


“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 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 […]
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 1, 2018


I remember that day like it was yesterday… My name is Meghan and at the age of 26 years young I was diagnosed with stage 2b […]
October 1, 2018


My daughter, Lindsay, was 32 years old when she died from metastatic triple negative breast cancer. We were all beyond devastated and in shock. We thought […]
October 1, 2018


I was on maternity leave with my son and I was anxious about the transition back to work in a few weeks. Those concerns quickly took […]
October 1, 2018


My name is Yolanda and I am a young adult breast cancer survivor… Picture it, Pittsburgh, PA January 2016 – a determined, independent young woman just […]
October 1, 2018


My story is quite an enigma that many, including myself don’t hear much about. I was diagnosed in December 2016 with Stage IV, De Novo (from […]
October 3, 2018


I’m one. One in one hundred. Or, at least I thought so. That is, until… Late one March night in 2012 as I lay in bed, […]
October 3, 2018


Tuesday, January 18, 2005. I was in the ultrasound room of Magee-Women’s hospital, and the doctor said “yes, we see something, and it looks suspicious.” You’d […]
October 3, 2018


A cancer diagnosis isn’t easy for anyone to go through. Every situation is different. We may be married or single, with or without children, working or […]
October 3, 2018


Hi, my name is Shannon, and I feel as if a big part of my life is defined by my Stage IV metastasized Breast Cancer. I […]
October 17, 2018


At age 33, I spent Valentine’s Day getting a breast biopsy and joking with the radiologist about it being the least romantic Valentine’s Day ever. A […]


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