Diagnosed at age 28
I was a normal 28-year-old wrapped up in all the happiness of planning a wedding. 7 months before getting married I found a lump. 3 days later I was diagnosed with stage 2A DCIS. My whole world was flipped upside down. Cancer does not discriminate.
What is the PA Breast Cancer Coalition’s Traveling Photo Exhibit?
67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania is a traveling photo exhibit hosted by communities across PA. This educational work of art celebrates the life, courage and hope of women who have battled breast cancer. This touching tribute showcases at least one woman from each of the state’s 67 counties and serves as a unique reminder of the emotional and physical toll breast cancer takes on each woman and her family. The goal of the exhibit is to encourage women to learn about and practice early detection through yearly mammograms, monthly self-exams and annual clinical exams.
I am a 34-year breast cancer survivor. I participated in the original photo exhibit. I was 40 at the time of diagnosis. Most of my […]
My first round of cancer, I prayed to see my daughter through college. My second bout of cancer, I said to my daughter, “Maybe I […]
I was a normal 28-year-old wrapped up in all the happiness of planning a wedding. 7 months before getting married I found a lump. 3 […]
I clearly remember exactly what I was doing on December 19, 2013 when I heard those dreaded words; Ms. Albany I’m sorry to inform you […]