Just in case you missed it, here's your bimonthly installment of Pink House News! In the February/March 2019 issue, read about Survivor Stuart Cojac, get up to speed on some enhancements to our support sessions, and learn about going "over the edge" to support our mission! That and more.
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Carolina Breast Friends was founded on the idea of breast cancer Survivors supporting each other with uplift, insight, and the compassion that comes from being on a common journey. It was the dream of our founder, Kristy Adams-Ebel--who was herself going through breast cancer and bringing to life the support she knew she wanted and could give in return (see story). Two of the primary ways we deliver this support today are our ... [..] Read more
The possibility of breast cancer was not on Stuart Cojac's radar at all. That's why, in many ways, Stuart has his heart to thank for early detection and treatment of his breast cancer.
After having a heart attack and open heart surgery, Stuart's cardiologist kept him on a consistent schedule of check-ups and monitoring. During one of these visits at the end of 2002, Stuart asked his cardiologist to look at ... [..] Read more
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January is National Mentoring Month!
At Carolina Breast Friends, we understand the one-of-a-kind, meaningful support that mentoring provides. That's why our 1:1 Mentoring Program is so important to our mission. We match Survivors at any point in their breast cancer experience with other Survivors who have a similar diagnosis and treatment history but who are further down the road in navigating the journey.
Tara Walker--a Survivor who received mentoring ... [..] Read more
Each year we are honored to bestow The Kristy Adams-Ebel Angel Award to an individual who--like Kristy herself did in founding this organization--displays selfless acts of consistent and joyful service to breast cancer Survivors. In December, the award was given to Kathy Goodman, a breast cancer Survivor herself and a longtime volunteer for Carolina Breast Friends.
Kathy is a 13-year Survivor, diagnosed in 2005. She was among the Survivors who gathered ... [..] Read more