Getting a mammogram is not fun. It's a pain. Frankly, I avoided going for a long time. But I finally did. Not only did I have a great experience. I felt profound gratitude for being alive, whatever happened.
Krista was diagnosed with a fast-growing breast cancer last year. She realized that, for better and for worse, breast cancer gets a ton of attention, and its portrayal doesn't always affect reality. Read her story.
When Marcia was diagnosed with melanoma in her pinky finger, her first doctor recommended amputation. Instead of accepting this, she got multiple opinions and found a surgery team at UVA who could save her finger.