Beating Breast Cancer: Lessons From a Survivor

October 4, 2014 3:08 PM

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Beating Breast Cancer: Lessons From a Survivor

I'm in awe of the amazing courage of those who battle breast cancer. I'm also in awe of the friends and family who support them through it (often in the form of a casserole or well-timed milkshake). My friend Susan Shofner fought her battle and continues to win it every day as a 18-year breast cancer survivor. Susan was kind enough to share what she learned. We hope it will help you -- whether you're the one faced with a diagnosis or the one holding her hand.

What scared you the most when you were diagnosed? The unknown. Once I had knowledge and understood my options, it eased my fear. Now don't get me wrong, there were nights that I would go down the rabbit hole, but knowledge is what kept me on solid ground.

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