Survivor Stories

Nancy Bourke

“I'm a Breast Cancer Survivor!” I never thought I would say those words! I sat in the doctor’s office, my loving husband Ken beside me, awaiting the news that would change my life forever. When the doctor said...

Elisa Baptiste

My name is Elisa and I am a 12-year breast cancer conqueror. I never expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer especially since I have a large family with no prior history. In August 2004, a few months after my annual wellness exam...

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...