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Sky Ridge Medical Center

Under 40 and Living With Breast Cancer

Stories of Survival

“She said it wasn’t going to be easy, but that was all I wanted to hear. As long as you tell me I’m going to be around for my daughters’ weddings, I don’t care what you do. It was that personal sense of comfort.”

Although it is rare, young women do get breast cancer, presenting them with life-altering decisions. In response, Sky Ridge Medical Center has launched a program focused on these patients’ unique needs, offering resources and guidance to help them through their challenging time.

Please take a few moments to read these inspiring stories from three mothers who have faced breast cancer at a young age:

Jessica Weidknecht Holly Steinbeck Penny Hornick

Jessica Weidknecht

Holly Steinbeck

Penny Hornick