Told she was too young when she asked for a mammogram in her 40s, Sianne’s undiagnosed cancer kept spreading.
My name is Sianne. I’m 45 and I never thought that at this age I would be using a wheelchair and a walker. My troubles started on a family trip to Walt Disney World in…Read More
Ana thought she was too old to have a mammogram at 73, but fortunately she was convinced to get one.
Two years ago, I was at home and my daughter came for a visit (with my grandchildren; beautiful boys of 6 and 3 at the time). She stood by the counter as I was preparing…Read More
Mammograms in her 40s were not on Shannon’s radar at all; her first mammogram led to a diagnosis of Stage 4 breast cancer.
My name is Shannon. I am 49 and I have metastatic breast cancer. When I was 47, I noticed a change in my breast. Initially, I wasn’t too concerned about it because it didn’t feel…Read More
Rosilene could self-refer in her 40s in BC but her doctor, who was following dangerous breast screening guidelines, discouraged her from having a mammogram. She was then diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer.
I live in British Columbia. I am German/Brazilian and in Brazil I started to get yearly mammograms at age of 35. I was told to get them yearly because of my heterogeneously dense breasts and…Read More