As the saying goes, your health is your wealth, yet all of us take it for granted at one point or another. But, when a life-threatening disease like breast cancer sweeps in, we will be tested. Just ask the seven amazing women who struggled, survived, and were willing to share their inspiring stories with us.
Thanks to incredible organizations like Imerman Angels
— a one-on-one cancer support system that connects fighters, survivors, and caregivers — feeling alone or helpless is simply not an option.
Ahead, seven stories that just might change the way you think about the life you're living.
Illustrated by Anna Sudit