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Sky Ridge Medical Center

Under 40 and Living With Breast Cancer

Sarah Cannon at Sky Ridge Medical Center

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