Surrender

By: Kelsey Newman I am a survivor of breast cancer and carry BRCA1. I was diagnosed June 10, 2020. After learning of my genetic results after my cancer diagnosis, my mom (a 25 year stage IV fallopian tube cancer survivor tested positive for BRCA1 as well as my younger sister. If only we got tested earlier! We had no idea.…

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The UnSpoken

By: MaryBeth Eubank Most of the time when you hear the six letter word, CANCER, you think that the person is dying and that they are going to have to fight to stay alive. That fight entailing chemotherapy appointments, radiation, surgery, being really sick, losing weight, looking ill, and being tired. All of which are 100% accurate. But what you…

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I do not have the BRCA gene but MY genetic counselor said that my lifetime risk was 25% to 40%

By:Shayna O’Kelley My mom is a 10 year breast cancer survivor and her sister had stage three breast cancer before her. My mom had radiation and a lumpectomy, and my aunt had chemo, a mastectomy, lost all her hair, and took tamoxifen after the chemo. I had my first breast biopsy on my 26th birthday and have had annual mammograms…

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Italia Angel

By: Jennifer Carabillo April 16, 2021: Hi, my name is Jen and I would like to share my breast cancer journey, and yes I said “journey”. I was 34 years old when I got diagnosed. To me covid was a blessing in disguise. Last year in May I had left my fiancé of 7 years and moved back home. That’s…

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