Komen

Faces of a Warrior: Elena Ripoll

I was diagnosed at the age of 40. The diagnosis was unexpected, and quite daunting. I had not sought, or even thought, about needing a mammogram at that...
Read More

Faces of a Warrior: Rosa Storr

God showered me with grace, mercy and favor by allowing me to survive breast cancer. I’ve lost many friends, yet he chose to heal me. I am so very...
Read More

Faces of a Warrior: Stella Aricape

From an early age I suffered pain and sensitivity in my breasts. I was told that this was due to the dense nature of the breast tissue. In 1997 I was diagnosed...
Read More

Faces of a Warrior: Cindy Papale

Since my breast cancer diagnosis in July 2000 I became a strong advocate for breast cancer. From the moment I was diagnosed, I knew too well what ...
Read More

Faces of a Warrior: Vanessa Chen

I was diagnosed with just days after my 28th birthday. I discovered a lump during a self-awareness exam and immediately thought “it’s probably nothing...
Read More

Faces of a Warrior: Solangel Bodkin

Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer has been the most terrifying experience I’ve had to endure. The possibility of prematurely leaving my children...
Read More

Faces of a Warrior: Danila Sigal

I have been battling metastatic breast cancer for 15 years, outliving an original prognosis of 6 months. While still in the battle, I can tell you that being a Survivor means...
Read More

Faces of a Warrior: Dortell Johnson

In August 2003, a mass was discovered in my left breast. I had a lumpectomy followed by 33 radiation treatments. I figured I was done with my fight, but ...
Read More

Faces of a Warrior: Gina Torres

Breast Cancer was my second encounter with the BIG “C”. Back in 1985, at the age of 31, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease. As my doctor told me, I ...
Read More

Faces of a Warrior: Djenane St. Fleur

In June 2004, I was diagnosed with Stage III Breast Cancer, which required surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. After my recovery, I made a decision to...
Read More

Pages