SURVIVOR STORIES

Being a survivor has many meanings and each person’s story is unique. It is our hope through sharing these stories that you will see how survivors are thriving and doing everything they can to help others to be educated earlier by promoting early detection with education, inspiration, guidance and friendship.

Learn Look Locate is honored to feature breast cancer survivors from countries around the world. They share their experiences and details of their diagnosis to help others navigate through the breast cancer journey. We hope these stories from all over the world help you feel connected, educated and inspired.

Meet Kelly – Sage 2B, Colorado

My life was good in 2017. I was married to the perfect man, enjoyed time with family and a few close friends, fly-fished often, and had my dream job working in the world of oncology.

Meet Silvia-Stage 2 from Italy

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on 25th of March 2022 at the age of 28. It was devastating, for the first few weeks I didn’t really realize what was happening to me.

Meet Melissa from Minnesota

During my late 20’s I went in multiple times to have a cyst looked at. They would do an ultrasound and then drain it, never anything to worry about.

Meet Karin – Stage 1 & BRCA 2 , Florida

There wasn’t a strong family history of Breast Cancer, but after my breast cancer diagnosis, my 2 adult children and myself tested positive for the BRCA2 genetic mutation…

Meet Simone – Stage 4, Canada

I won’t say that 2021 was the worst year of my life, or that I’ve been through proverbial hell. Cancer has given me more than it has taken.

Meet Natasha – Stage 2, Virginia

Hello, my name is Natasha, 34 years old, diagnosed with Stage 2 estrogen receptor her2- breast cancer at the age of 29 less than 2 months after saying “I Do” to my husband.

Meet Carolina – Stage 3, Japan

When I was 20 years old, my father passed away from lung cancer. At that time I realized how short life could be, so I decided to enjoy it as much as possible.

Meet Trish – Stage 2, Arizona

I am a two time cancer survivor. I learned I had stomach lymphoma in Nov. 2015 after the gastric sleeve surgery and have been in remission since 2016.

Meet Alisha – Stage 4 Paget’s Disease, Australia

This is my story at 27 years old I was healthy fit happy mother to 6 children one day after work when getting into the shower my bra had got stuck my nipple when I was in the shower I touched my left breast and found a lump…

Meet Erika – Stage 2, Columbus

Hi I’m Erika Silva, and I am I Breast Cancer Survivor. I was at home one evening just chilling before bed when I decided to do a self-breast exam and felt a lump.

Meet Zandra – Stage 0

Hi, I’m Zandra! Last October, at 36 years old and after 2 years of symptoms, I was diagnosed a rare form of breast cancer called Paget’s disease.

Meet Tina – Stage 3A

I am an eight year breast cancer survivor and the daughter of a two time breast cancer survivor.

Meet Fran – Stage 4

My name is Fran from the UK, I had primary cancer at the age of 35, I had a Mastectomy chemo radiotherapy and reconstruction, I then took tamoxifen for 5 years.

Meet Lexsie – Previvor

No answers to other health issues I was dealing with led me to finding out more about my family health history. I had no idea that no answers would give me a different direction in finding out that my family…