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Vicki’s Story (Breast Cancer)

vickis-power-story-breast-cancerMy battle began in 2005 with stage 1b breast cancer. At that time I had a lumpectomy, chemo, and 37 rounds of radiation treatment. In late 2011, I tested BRCA 1 positive and had a preventative double mastectomy with reconstruction and a hysterectomy. Sixteen years later, I still see my oncologist and my surgeon yearly for check ups! I learned through this process that my family and enjoying living are the most important things in life and of course, God who has carried me though all this!

Submitted 09/07/2020

This story is intended to convey a personal experience and, because every person’s experience is unique, should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional healthcare advice.

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