After years of telling the stories of models on the Runway, we have learned one very clear message: hope and joy are possible in the midst of breast cancer.Read More »
Meghan visited the Runway office in Newburyport on April 20th. Here’s what she had to say about her experience with breast cancer. I was diagnosed the day before my 36th birthday. My life at that point was coming together. I was newly single, and I remember so vividly a few weeks before my diagnosis having an ‘aha’ moment: I’m ready to date again, and I’m excited for the next chapter of my life. I was showering prior to a family wedding when I found the lump. I knew right away it was something. I didn’t jump to cancer right away,…Read More »
Kelly visited Olivia’s Newburyport office in order to discuss her experience with breast cancer since her original post on July 30th of 2018. I was vacuuming, It was a Sunday, and my friend was coming over with her family for dinner. I suddenly had an itch, and I was like, “wait that’s weird.” I ran to my husband and was like “can you feel this?” And when my friend came, I asked the same thing. I called my primary care doctor the next day and scheduled a mammogram for that Wednesday. My friend took me to my mammogram. They told…Read More »
For those of you who don’t know me yet, my name is Kristina Coccoluto and I am a fellow model. This year I am honored to be your Chief of Community as well.Read More »
No one in my family had breast cancer and I wasn’t checking myself regularly. I didn’t really know how to check myself. One night I was in bed and I rolled over and felt some pressure near my heart. I found a lump. It was big, and I said to myself–oh my god, how did I not feel this? I went to Stuart Medical Group and I did the biopsy at Norwood Hospital. In my heart, I knew that I had breast cancer. I knew. When I went into the room to get the biopsy everyone’s faces were so down…Read More »
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