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Dec 3, 2019

On this episode, I had the opportunity to talk with Julie Caputo. She was diagnosed in March 2019 with Stage 2B invasive lobular cancer at the age of 49. A pain in her left side led her to get a mammogram but was unrelated to her eventual diagnosis of cancer. Julie shares her very fresh journey through breast cancer,...


Nov 26, 2019

On this episode, I had the opportunity to talk with Nikki Speer, founder of Redefined Courage, a nonprofit organization providing post-mastectomy shirts to breast cancer survivors at no cost. Nikki shared her family history of breast cancer including her mother's story of battling breast cancer three times, which was...


Nov 19, 2019

Shanna Geigle joined us on the podcast today. She shared her story of finding a lump while soaping her armpit. While she didn't necessarily think that it was breast cancer, she knew that it was a possibility. Shanna shares her experience of going through breast cancer, finding support through her husband, family, and...


Nov 12, 2019

My paternal cousin, Candace, joined us on this episode today. She shared her story of being diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer following a routine mammogram, undergoing a bilateral mastectomy and hysterectomy within 6 months of each other, and then having to be explanted 11 months after her mastectomy due to a...


Nov 5, 2019

My friend, Christine McCoy, joined us on the podcast today. She shared her story of finding her lump during a self-breast exam. Christine contacted her doctor and was dismissed because she was too young and didn't have any risk factors. She saw her PCP the next day and was told it was likely not cancer, but was sent for...