Learn more about the remarkable journey of blogger Ashley Barrett, our Chambana Mom to Know.
“Regardless of family history, please be proactive about your health. Do your monthly breast self-exam. Get your annual physical. Get your mammogram annually when you are due. Be an advocate for yourself. ”
Meet our latest Chambana Mom to Know – and learn why she is determined to continue the work of helping Champaign-Urbana area young women with breast cancer.
The next time you are sitting with a group of other women, look around for a minute. If there are 8 women, it is likely that one of them will get breast cancer in their lifetime.
I am choosing to remove my apparently healthy breasts to make sure I have the best possible chance to meet my future grandchildren, and be a part of my family for years to come.