Below are true stories from real breast cancer survivors. These stories remind us that Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is more than just the name of a walk it's the hope that each year will bring us more breast cancer survivors and that the future holds a day when no one will have to hear the words "You have breast cancer."
Broward Survivor Stories
Cape Coral Survivor Stories
Clay Survivor Stories
First Coast Beaches
Fort Myers Survivor Stories
Ft Walton Beach Survivor Stories
Gainesville Survivor Stories
Hillsborough Survivor Stories
Indian River Survivor Stories
Leon Survivor Stories
Martin Survivor Stories
Melbourne Survivor Stories
Miami Dade Survivor Stories
Orlando Metro Survivor Stories
Pasco Survivor Stories
Pensacola Survivor Stories
Pinellas Survivor Stories
Sarasota Manatee Survivor Stories
South Palm Beach Survivor Stories
St Lucie Survivor Stories
Volusia/Flagler Survivor Stories
West Palm Beach Survivor Stories
Western Communities Survivor Stories
After watching my mother now a 23-year survivor battle breast cancer, I always made sure to get my yearly mammogram. Yet, nothing could prepare me to hear the words “You have breast cancer” in April 2006. As a single mother of two I knew I faced one of the biggest challenges of my life.
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After noticing a rash on my breast in March 1999, I went to the doctor for my yearly mammogram. As a devoted wife and mother of seven, I was totally shocked when I was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer an uncommon type of invasive breast cancer that accounts for only 1 to 3 percent of all breast cancer cases.
If you would like to share the story of your fight against breast cancer please complete the form below. Submitted stories will be posted on our Web site throughout the year to remind us all why we're Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.