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When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer I think I almost killed myself from exhaustion running...

During Breast Cancer Month we are featuring stories by breast cancer survivors from WNC and who have been impacted by...

During Breast Cancer Month we are featuring stories by breast cancer survivors from WNC and who have been impacted by Mission and the Foundation in their journey of recovery.

Survivor Marilynne Herbert

Last year, Judy Morris traveled a route familiar to many 21st century women. It begins with a troubling mammogram and takes its traveler through more tests, biopsies, surgical appointments and hospital admissions.

Dixie King continually counts her blessings, even after her second cancer diagnosis in 2009. Her strength and faith were tested, but she has emerged whole and filled with gratitude for each day surrounded by the beauty of her beloved mountains....

In 1988, Kay Finger fought for her life against stage IV breast cancer. After a full recovery, Kay and her husband Tom channeled their profound gratitude into a crusade to ensure that all women in Western North Carolina would have the resources...

Katherine Soderquist celebrates 60th birthday and 5-year anniversary of breast cancer diagnosis to honor Mission Breast Program and to provide funds for Ladies Night Out.

On October 14th, Katherine Soderquist celebrated her 60th birthday...

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007, at age 45.  My first thought upon receiving my diagnosis was of my children -would I see them grow up?  The fear and anger that accompanied my diagnosis were overwhelming, and my desire to protect my...