You will survive!

cschwartz Member Posts: 1
edited March 2014 in Breast Cancer #1
I'm a five year survivor of breast cancer and I want to assure those that have just gotten "the diagnosis" that there is life after breast cancer. I'm now 55 years old, happily divorced (I was diagnosed nine months after that), work as a legal secretary, and am active with Toastmasters International. I've given speeches about my breast cancer experience and the importance of mammograms in early detection of breast cancer. I feel very blessed to have been given a second chance. Like Gloria, I will survive (and then some.



  • teach3
    teach3 Member Posts: 1
    That is so true. I have been a survivor for 2 years. Going through chemo and radiation was tough but I made it through. You can make it too!
  • nasa2537
    nasa2537 Member Posts: 311
    Hi Carole! You go girl!!!! It really helps everyone to hear that it DOES get better. So glad all is going well for you. Hugs, Cyndi
  • montserrat
    montserrat Member Posts: 1
    i can't agree more with you,i also have cancer, these is my second time and i feel that after all it has helped me to grow as a person and appreciate life moore