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Cancer Survivor Katherine Wilson’s Story

What would a 36-year-old wife and mother of two from Derby, UK worry about?  Certainly not a cancer diagnosis, but she got it anyway.  With no family history, Katherine was diagnosed with Stage 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in April of 2012.  Hoping she can put this chapter of her life to rest, Katherine is seeking … More

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Cancer Survivor Candace Priddy’s Story

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Sometimes a terrible thing will lead you to something beautiful.  You HATE the terrible thing, but you would do it all over again just so you could have the beautiful.  That terrible thing is Breast Cancer, but the beautiful thing that came of it was a bond I share with Candace Priddy. We never would … More

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Cancer Survivor Story – Anonymous

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Some people are very verbal & open when they are dealing with something like cancer.  Other people would rather not share with the world.  This cancer survivor wants to remain anonymous, but she also wants to share her story of hope. March of 2013 she was diagnosed with Stage 2a Invasive Ductal Carcinoma.  Breast Cancer had already … More

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Cancer Survivor Jo-Ann Wisely’s story

Jo is someone I met through our online support group, Pink Sisters.   Her story is like so many – you find a lump and are reassured it just needs to be watched.  When you return for a check-up you are told you have cancer.  Fortunately for Jo she learned to be at peace with this … More

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Cancer Survivor Joe Clark’s Story

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Did you know that 1 in 1000 men will receive a diagnosis of Breast Cancer?  That is a shocking number to me, even more shocking to the men who were diagnosed.  This is the story of Joe Clark’s journey, in his own words: I am 61 years old, when I was 59 I was diagnosed with male breast cancer. … More

Cancer Survivor Bill Becker’s Story

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What do you do when you are faced with a diagnosis of Stage IV Metastatic Male Breast Cancer?  You fight.  Sometimes surviving means learning how to live with a disease you never thought you’d have.  Today’s story is that of Bill Becker and is told in his own words. How did I get here?  It’s … More

Cancer Survivor Ambrose Kirkland’s Story

Usually I send a questionnaire to our featured Cancer Survivor and then form the story from that.  However, Ambrose already had his story written.  He is one of the many men who fought Breast Cancer we will feature on this blog.  These stories are important, they show survival, hope and faith.  But the stories of men … More

Cancer Survivor Natalie Holland’s Story

Natalie, who currently lives in San Antonio, TX, recently posted a video in our support group “Pink Sisters”.  That video helped me, and I’m sure others, because it was 2 simple exercises that we could do to get our strength back after surgery due to breast cancer.  I find myself doing these 2 simple moves … More

Cancer Survivor Nicole Boisvert’s Story

“Ironically, or not, my husband had endured a very serious, debilitating back injury in April 2013 and then lost his job for a small business in May 2013.  We kept saying, “What could possibly happen next?” Well, we found out that more could definitely happen and so began our sad, pathetic little country song…with a … More

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Breast Cancer awareness and why Long Term Disability Insurance is so important.

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October is synonymous with fall, Halloween & PINK!  If there is ever a time for you to not forget to check yourself, it’s this month. As a Breast Cancer Survivor I wanted to share with you some tips to help you keep this monster of a disease at bay. Every – yes, EVERY, woman should … More

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