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Meet the Models, SoCal: Patty Nandy & Danielle Cronin

By Caroline O'Donnell | December 22, 2023

Patty Nandy was very familiar with breast cancer. Her grandmother, aunt and mother all had breast cancer, which meant she was familiar with the brutality of the disease. It’s why, when her mammogram caught signs of cancer, she was not overly surprised. She was 50 at the time and when it was determined that she would not be able to take tamoxifen, Patty opted for a bilateral double mastectomy.

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Meet the Models, SoCal: Andrea Magni

By Caroline O'Donnell | December 18, 2023

It is often noted in this community that once one is diagnosed with breast cancer, they have it for life. Even if a survivor, the mental, physical and emotional toll of the disease can long outlast treatment and clear scans. It’s a sentiment Andrea Magni echoes. A native South African, she was diagnosed in January 2017 with DCIS, having three DCIS tumors in her right breast. She received a double mastectomy.

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Meet the Models, SoCal: Beth Rouse

By Caroline O'Donnell | December 11, 2023

at 41 years old and a mother of five, Beth decided to get her first mammogram. Her dedication to the testing meant she had to stop breastfeeding and wait two months before the mammogram could occur. It would be a decision that would save her life.

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Meet the Models, SoCal: Tracy Cushing

By Caroline O'Donnell | December 4, 2023

Tracy Cushing is a force of a female. An ER physician with extensive knowledge in wilderness medicine, she also spent time in medical school as a physician in the direct aftermath of 9/11. She has had a plant based diet for over a decade and was training for her fifth ironman when she felt a lump in her breast.

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2023 Runway Show, New England

By Caroline O'Donnell | November 14, 2023

To our donors, models, board members, sponsors, and the entire Runway community — we could not do our annual show without you!

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