Survivor Stories

Felicia Weatherspoon

Age: 62 Profession: Retired Miami Dade County Correctional Officer Type of Breast Cancer: Stage II Breast Cancer Number of years as a survivor: 20 years Relationship to Susan G. Komen: Race Participant My 20 year journey has given me strength and courage to live life to the fullest. I was diagnosed with Stage II Breast Cancer on June 18, 1996. However, from the time my maternal grandmother lost her battle

Carolyn J. Williams

Being diagnosed with Breast Cancer has been the hardest shock of my lifetime. I initially did not bring up the matter to my family, but on Thanksgiving Day 1998 I finally communicated to them ....

Sonia Oviedo

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. At the time of my diagnosis, my daughter was very young and I had very little support throughout my treatment. I endured three rounds of chemotherapy and had one breast removed. Shortly after, I completed genetic testing...

Georgina Vincent Jones

My world stopped the day I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I am certain God instructed me to check my breast. At first, I fought the idea of cancer and didn’t want it to be true, but I’m glad I found out when I did.

Arva Chipman

I feel blessed to have survived breast cancer. Following a routine checkup, cancer was detected during its initial stages. In my case, the diagnosis of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ came early enough where I didn't need chemotherapy or radiation.

Pamela Burnett

My name is Pamela and I am a breast cancer survivor. People often ask me how breast cancer has affected my life. And my response is simple - breast cancer did not affect my life, it consumed it. My journey to recovery led to a new beginning.