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My Story Matters

The My Story Matters initiative provides a collection of real-life stories from women, whose cancer was missed by mammography. They wish to share their experiences, in the hope they can assist women who follow in their footsteps. You can read their stories below.


Did you receive a normal mammogram shortly before your breast cancer diagnosis?
Would you like to share your story?
Hover over any image to read their story . . .

All Rights Reserved. My Density Matters must give expressed permission to republish these stories.

JAMIE COLLINS
Stage 3
Invasive Ductal
Read My Story
LESLIE YERGER
Stage 4
Invasive Lobular
Read My Story
ASHLEY INDA
Stage 3
Triple-Positive
Read My Story
MARIE GILBERT
Stage 0
Non-Invasive
Read My Story
Hear My Story
Jeannine Canino-Bieda
Stage 1
Read My Story
DEBBIE DEGRAW
Stage 4
Invasive Lobular
Read My Story
KIM PENNY
Stage 2
Invasive Lobular
Read My Story
Karen Karyshyn
Stage 1
Invasive Ductal
Read My Story
Women with various density