breast cancer

Faces of a Warrior: Stella Aricape

From an early age I suffered pain and sensitivity in my breasts. I was told that this was due to the dense nature of the breast tissue. In 1997 I was diagnosed...
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Faces of a Warrior: Cindy Papale

Since my breast cancer diagnosis in July 2000 I became a strong advocate for breast cancer. From the moment I was diagnosed, I knew too well what ...
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Faces of a Warrior: Vanessa Chen

I was diagnosed with just days after my 28th birthday. I discovered a lump during a self-awareness exam and immediately thought “it’s probably nothing...
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Faces of a Warrior: Solangel Bodkin

Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer has been the most terrifying experience I’ve had to endure. The possibility of prematurely leaving my children...
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Faces of a Warrior: Danila Sigal

I have been battling metastatic breast cancer for 15 years, outliving an original prognosis of 6 months. While still in the battle, I can tell you that being a Survivor means...
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Faces of a Warrior: Dortell Johnson

In August 2003, a mass was discovered in my left breast. I had a lumpectomy followed by 33 radiation treatments. I figured I was done with my fight, but ...
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Faces of a Warrior: Gina Torres

Breast Cancer was my second encounter with the BIG “C”. Back in 1985, at the age of 31, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease. As my doctor told me, I ...
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Faces of a Warrior: Djenane St. Fleur

In June 2004, I was diagnosed with Stage III Breast Cancer, which required surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. After my recovery, I made a decision to...
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Faces of a Warrior: Kim Bonomo

Although the breast cancer diagnosis and treatment transformed 2005 into the worst year of my life, it has led to one of the best and most important...
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Faces of a Warrior: Michelle Brimberry

The day I was diagnosed with cancer, I fell to my knees praying. I asked God to help me because I didn’t want to leave my children...
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