It is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers. Everyone is potentially at risk, despite age, sex or family history. To date, there is no cure for breast cancer, but early detection continues to save lives.
Such was the case for Stacie Sisk
, a patient at Willamette Valley Cancer Institute who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer at age 36. Had it not been caught early, doctors told her, she would not have made it to her 40th birthday...
An inspiration to many, Stacie Sisk talks about the experience of filming the 18-chapter Believe Institute video series that chronicles the cancer journeys of her and her husband, Hank.
Q. When you agreed to let WVCI tell the story of you and Hank, did you have any reservations? If so, what were they?
A. Yes, a couple things come to mind, knowing it would mean bringing up things that hurt so much and realizing I haven't dealt with those feelings yet. Secondly, I was worried about how it might affect the kids...