Stories about breast cancer that can inspire and inform

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Mary’s Story: Taking Back Control

In early 2021, six months after her mammogram came back clear, Mary Randall was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma, a type of breast cancer that begins in the milk-producing glands of the breast. Before she could begin treatment, she learned her cancer had metastasized (spread) to her abdominal lining. She’s found a way to gain control over her diagnosis through fundraising for Komen on Facebook.

Stacy Scovanner: ‘I’m Going to Keep Doing Things I Never Thought I Would Do’

Stacy Scovanner knew as soon as she felt a lump near her armpit that she had breast cancer. Two weeks later, follow-up tests confirmed her suspicions were correct. She was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer called low-grade fibromatosis-like spindle cell carcinoma in June 2020 at 42 years old.