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In this section, Living Beyond Breast Cancer brings you the stories of women affected by breast cancer as well as those of family members, friends and caregivers. Learn how they faced the complex medical, psychosocial, emotional, legal and financial challenges of the disease.

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Living with Purpose: Sarita Jordan

A young African-American woman with breast cancer shares how she made decisions, dealt with side effects and coped with emotions and unexpected plans. Volunteering for Living Beyond Breast Cancer helped Sarita to move forward.

From Cancer to ‘Miracle’: Lisa Sanchez Dittmer

Learn how one young woman with breast cancer made treatment decisions, found support, addressed fertility worries and moved forward after diagnosis and treatment.

Finding a Friend: Emily Scattergood

A young woman with breast cancer discusses how she tackled treatment, found support and changed her outlook by discovering a “new normal.”

Living with Risk: Ashley Martin

Learn how a 27-year-old woman at high risk for breast cancer made decisions after finding a lump in her breast.

Denver, CO  ·  September 13, 2014

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