Patient Perspective: Marlene

I was shocked when I learned about my mammogram results and thought ‘why me?’ and ‘how do I tell my kids?’  My husband was so supportive and we were all scared. We took it one day at a time, because making all the treatment decisions was the hardest part of the cancer journey and I […]

Patient Perspective: Kimberly

Before my diagnosis in late November of 2018, I thought of myself as someone who was well informed about breast cancer. Having a sister who was diagnosed with DCIS at a young age guided me (someone who is already proactive with my health) to stay informed. Also, at 60 years old I’ve lost count of […]

Patient Perspective: Mary

You, O Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.” (Psalm 18:28 NIV) “. . . enjoy the gift of an ordinary day.”  I read those words wistfully each time I waited in the lobby at TurningPoint. Would I ever feel normal again? On July 27, 2018 I had a bilateral […]

I Wish I Had Known: A Message from Dana Barrett

Dear TurningPoint Community – Some of you may know me as the emcee of The Pink Affair, and maybe you’ve heard me say a word or two about my own breast cancer battle at the mic on those inspiring and important evenings.  But while it is an honor to be a part of the TurningPoint […]