This is a personal diary that is meant to be shared

This unique movement is all about letting people know they are not alone in this fight. In the spirit of compassion that the Pink Glove Dance spreads across the globe, we invite you to share your triumphs, challenges and cheers here in the Pink Glove Diaries. 

Stories of Survival, Hope & Remembrance

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Nicole Kultau

Aschaffenburg, Germany

For you... Every year 74 000 women in Germany are diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer is diagnosed earlier than other forms of cancer. Half of these women receive the diagnosis before the age of 65, every 10th woman is younger than 45 - this is an age where most types of cancer hardly play a role!

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Sally Barrett

Bristol, United Kingdom

It was Autumn 2009 my daughter had just finished a Radiography degree and was applying for jobs.  A job was advertised for a Mammographer at Breast Test Wales.  We had a discussion about it and she said it was an area she would like to specialise in, as she was aware of her maternal family history of breast cancer, which had fueled her interest.  She asked me if I ever thought about my own breast cancer risk.  I was quite confident when I replied that I thought I had out grown my risk as the four relatives including my Mum had breast cancer in their early forties and I had just turned forty-eight.

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Dayna Bell

Baltimore, Maryland

At age 29, the last thing on my mind was cancer. I was busy planning my wedding and working as a speech pathologist. I had a faint family history, but nothing that caused me concern.

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Lanita Sevier

Mountlake Terrace, WA

After losing a great grandmother (breast CA), a grandmother (breast CA) and a mother (Ovarian CA) my sister was diagnosed with stage III Breast Cancer at age 35. With our family history of losing the women to this disease before age 53 my sister faced, not only her cancer diagnosis but, this stark reality about survival.. Following her diagnosis, In 1996, she took a bold step and signed up for a research study which randomized her into the study group that added Taxol to the gold standard Adriamycin/Cytoxin treatment.. Today she is an 18 year survivor who celebrated her 54th birthday this year! What a triumph! Becasue of this triumph my girls will grow up knowing their aunt and i will grow old with my sister whom I love with all my heart.

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