Our Stories

Chocolate Jazz: A Celebration of Life

Thank you for all that attended the CBBC Chocolate Jazz event on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at which we honored breast cancer survivors and the warriors no longer with us. …

April 2018 Monthly Member Meeting

Join us for the April meeting and learn about Cancer, the Heart and Shared Risk Factors presented by Farouk Mookadam, Professor College of Medicine Mayo Clinic Arizona. April 15, 2018, …

Thanks For Coming To the March Meeting!

Phenomenal presentation on “Navigating the Emotional Experience of Cancer” by Robert P. Bright, M.D, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic at the March 2018 CBBC membership meeting. If you missed …

March 2018 Monthly Member Meeting

Join us for the March meeting and learn how to Navigate the Emotional Experience of Cancer presented by Robert P. Bright, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. March 18, 2018, 3 …

Look Good Feel Good 2018

Thanks everyone for coming out the annual Look Good Feel Good event. A huge shout out to Dillard’s Scottsdale Fashion Square for providing the make up education event and thanks …

February 2018 Monthly Meeting

Join us on February 18, 2018 for our Monthly Member meeting for a  discussion on breast cancer survivorship and what you need to know to create a survivor care plan …

What Breast Cancer Leaves Behind

One of the greatest challenges facing people of Black and African descent is the silence and stigma surrounding breast cancer. It is our goal to break through that silence through …

Nothing is Too Hard for God!

Donna Johnson We always say, “It will never happen to me,” and then it happens. I had this slight pain in my right breast near the areola, and my primary …

Today Life Has New Meaning

My name is Nellie Daniels and I am a two-time cancer survivor!! In 2001, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, then again in 2012. Both times I found a lump …

We Will Beat This!

Charla Clicquot, Survivor Circa 2009, my husband is in Qatar for several months and my doctor says your mammogram shows some things we had not seen before on your left …

My Incredible Journey

Ann Walker Believe it or not my journey began in church one Sunday morning in October 2011. My pastor came out of the pulpit pointing his finger in my direction, …

The Lord Blessed Me Through it All

Janet Shobe The Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer organized a breast cancer screening for women in May 2002 the Saturday before Mother’s Day. I decided to get mammogram at their …

This is My Story

Barbra Watson-Riley In September 2011 I was diagnosed with aggressive Stage 2, triple negative breast cancer.  I found my lump three months after a clear mammogram.  My treatment began with …

I am a “Cancer Conqueror”

Dr. Joel Martin In March 2009, I received the diagnosis that I had breast cancer. The cancer was small yet aggressive, the cells widely distributed. When I learned the difference …

Running My Race

Sharon Blanton Running my race against cancer was the longest race and most difficult race I’ve ever encountered.  There were many roadblocks while seeking treatment, but I soon found that …

I Knew It Was Possible

Saundra Ealy “I knew it was possible”.  Having an aunt and two first cousins with breast cancer I knew the family history.   But when the diagnosis came back as DCIS …

I’m a Survivor

Gina’s Story In August 1999 I was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer.  I am a 13 year survivor and an advocate for breast cancer awareness.  Here’s my story.  One …

I See Life Differently Now

Mieko Vernon In December of 2009, I was given the worst news of my life…….as I held the phone I couldn’t believe what I was hearing “Unfortunately Ms. Vernon, your …