Posts with Tag: breast cancer story

Honoring BCPP Heroine Mary Ann Castimore

Mary Ann Castimore, Mt. Rainier 2005 “Through BCPP, I have become an advocate, and by climbing mountains I hope to be a positive influence on others facing what I and so many others face when dealing with breast cancer. I stand on a summit with prayer flags in hand to...

Why Prevention is My Priority

Interview with Dr. Sharima Rasanayagam, Ph.D., Mother, Wife, BCPP’s Chief Scientist How Sharima came to BCPP: In 2008, I had a friend I knew through a baby group (our sons were born within a month of each other and our daughters within 3 months). At one of our...

Melissa: My personal breast cancer story

Guest Post by Melissa Gabriel, Wife, Mother, Better Beauty Advocate, Breast Cancer Survivor This Giving Tuesday, join us and honor the many Faces of Prevention. The real people who inspire our daily work to create a toxic-free world. Up first is Melissa, a clean...

Firefighter Anita’s Story: Why I support breast cancer prevention

Guest Post by Anita Paratley, San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief I am the San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief and a breast cancer survivor. Of Ashkenazi and Sicilian descent, I was raised on the south shore of Long Island and moved to San...

Climb the Mountains

Guest Post by 2009 Climb Against the Odds climber and New England Peaks for Prevention event organizer, Deb Cole Originally published in Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine, Volume 13, Issue 4. The spring equinox represents new light and life, new beginnings, but in March...

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