Survivor Stories

Marilyn Van Houten

My name is Marilyn and I am an 11 year survivor of Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC). My battle with breast cancer began in May 2005 when I self-detected a lump protruding through my skin.

Sonya Bain

My name is Sonya and I am a breast cancer survivor. My fight against cancer started at 27 years old, when my first mammogram revealed a benign lump. n the years that followed, I had to have numerous needle aspirations....

Carla Hill

My name is Carla and I am a breast cancer survivor. I discovered a lump in my right breast as I was getting ready for my cousin’s wedding. The lump immediately frightened me for two reasons. First, it seemed to appear out of nowhere...

Carol Toomer

My name is Carol and I am a breast cancer survivor. I have always been a lover a music, so it’s no surprise that when I got the call from my doctor telling me I had Stage 4 Inflammatory Breast Cancer, I was driving home listening to oldies...

Dianne Sussman

My name is Dianne Sussman and I am a breast cancer survivor. I never imagined I would be diagnosed with breast cancer, but on November 11, 2009, I received the call no one should ever get telling me I had Stage 1 breast cancer.

Yvette Johnson Fish

My name is Yvette and I am a breast cancer survivor. I remember it like it was yesterday, walking into my doctor’s office after my annual mammogram six years ago, confident that I would receive good news...