Stories about breast cancer that can inspire and inform

Blog  |  Newsroom

Ashley Fernandez on Living a Joyful Life with Metastatic Breast Cancer

When Ashley Fernandez felt a lump and asked her doctor for an ultrasound, she was told that at 31 years old and with no family history of breast cancer, she was too young to have the disease. As a mother of a 3-year-old balancing her Air Force family’s busy life, Ashley tried to put the lump out of her mind. But a month later, it was still there.

2022 Brinker Awardee Dr. Norman Wolmark Pioneered Lumpectomy, Breast Cancer Prevention

Norman Wolmark, M.D., FACS, FRCSC, is renowned for pioneering lumpectomy as the standard of care for invasive and non-invasive breast cancer. His groundbreaking work to eliminate the need for radical mastectomy has improved the quality of life for countless breast cancer patients worldwide.