Lisa Aycock heard all of the horror stories after she told people she was going to get radiation therapy to help treat her breast cancer.
One way she coped was to ask what the next step was, and keep going. She was cancer free in March 2008.
Ms. Monroe saw her diagnosis as a time to fight.
Ms. Cundiff had a dream she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Three days later, in January of 2004, she found the lump.
After cancer that originally started in her right breast returned for the fourth time, Lynn Luckey signed up for a clinical trial of an experimental chemotherapy drug at Augusta Oncology ...
When Lisa Daniel got the diagnosis of three cancerous tumors in her breast tissue, she sprung into action.
Jennifer Bailey had her left breast removed after a cancerous tumor was discovered there and now wishes she had asked surgical oncologist Karen Yeh to remove the right breast also, something she ...
"When I first heard cancer, my thought was (I was) dying. But I realized I had two beautiful children to live for, so I had my cry and quickly moved on to living."
As they wheeled her down for breast cancer surgery at University Hospital last month, Barbara Lasky envisioned girding herself for battle like Xena from the Xena: Warrior Princess television show.
Sifrance Tran holds open the incision as Randy Cooper fishes out a piece of breast tissue that contains a hard lump in the center.
WHAT HELPED: Family, prayer and a support person from the hospital
Wearing a borrowed pink necktie, truck driver Eddie Quick provides the first male portrait to complete our monthlong survival series.
FAMILY: Happily married for 43 years to Dennis Zachow; two married children and three grandchildren
WHAT HELPED: The medical support was phenomenal; the support I received from family, coworkers and friends and the spiritual support I received from the prayers of my faith community kept my ...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
FAMILY: Husband, Billy Lotspeich; daughter Michelle Prince; stepsons Paul and David Lotspeich; three grandchildren in the Augusta area: Casey Prince, and Gene and Lacie Lotspeich; three ...
On a swing in Creighton Park in North Augusta, 3-year-old Marissa Morris mischievously pumps her legs to go higher and nearly hits her mother on the backswing as Dana Morris stood behind to push.
WHAT HELPED: My faith helped tremendously. Knowing God's promises concerning my healing helped me to face the diagnosis as well as the treatments. In addition, all of the support given to me by ...
WHAT HELPED: I had tons of support from my family, friends, church, and place of employment. The Breast Health Center at University Hospital was also a huge means of support. They educated me ...
WHAT HELPED: My mother, father and my husband were my inspirations.