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Lee Giller
Rare But Real: Lee Giller Raised Hope, Awareness for Male Breast Cancer Patients

“We need to be advocating for them as much as we advocate for ourselves. We can play a very important role in men’s health.”

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Cambria King
After Learning to Care for Herself, Cambria King Launched a Career Caring for Others

“I had to learn to care for myself in a completely new way.”

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Shelby Holloway
‘Your Journey is Your Own:’ Determination, Self-Advocacy Freed Shelby Holloway From a Lifetime of Pain

“I didn’t need someone to tell me I was nice. I didn’t need someone to tell me I was fit. I was all about science: facts, data, discovery. That’s what I wanted in my doctor.”

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Siobhan Huck
“I am not done:" Diagnosed in pregnancy, one woman redefines what it means to survive.

“I get about nine months on each trial, and that's nine months I didn't have before.”

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Shalece Kimble
‘Once a preemie, always a preemie:’ Mother reflects on her son’s remarkable journey from the NICU

“One of the major goals of our research is better diagnosis, and importantly, prevention of these kinds of stories.”

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Katie Love
From Preeclampsia to Premature Birth, New Mom’s Experience is a Roller Coaster

“As we study what goes wrong, we believe there will be clues, very early in pregnancy — subtle, but important.”

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Yolanda Murphy
‘Passion with a focus:’ After breast cancer, Yolanda Murphy builds a bridge to young survivors

“My breast cancer journey has brought me to this place, and I’m grateful. I’m grateful to be making a difference.”

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Kathy Kulka
A Career Committed to Research, and Life-Long Friendship Guide Cancer Patient’s Success

“A clinical trial changed my treatment plan. And my survival.”

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Deanne Whitley
By opting out of surgery, a courageous survivor may help redefine the cancer experience.

“She is an incredibly courageous woman who has taken a leap of faith with us that could potentially affect so many other women down the road.”

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