I was diagnosed with breast cancer in January of 2019 at the age of 43. I am grateful to be alive...
I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1974 at age 27, then again 44 years later in 2016. As a young man, it was very hard to have a "woman's disease."
My original diagnosis of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer was in 1994 when I was 45. After a mastectomy and chemotherapy...
I was diagnosed with breast cancer, stage 2 aggressive invasive ductal carcinoma in 2016 at age 44. It was the worst day of my life, and my first thought was how was I going to tell my children?
I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2018 at age 47. Even with this diagnosis, I believe that this is the path God has given me, and I plan to embrace it and see where it leads.
As an oncology social worker, I get to witness an exquisite microcosm of humanity.
Dealing with cancer is scary because of all the unknown.