Age at diagnosis: 32
How was it discovered: She was breastfeeding her youngest child when she found a lump.
Treatment: Nine months of chemo, double mastectomy, 33 days of radiation
Status: NED (No evidence of disease)
“Cancer doesn’t care how old or healthy you are. It can happen to anyone. Early detection is key, so always do your self exams. And if you feel something, say something.”
What she wishes people knew about breast cancer
“The battle doesn’t end after treatment. Especially for us young survivors. We are haunted by it every day. Any pain or unknown and we fear that it’s come back. We will battle cancer the rest of our lives.”