Leisha Davison-Yasol


At the age of 33, Leisha was alarmed to find lumps in her left breast. Told they were probably nothing because of her age and lack of risk factors, she let them go until, after losing her health insurance, they could no longer be ignored. A month after her 34th birthday -- and on her twin kindergarteners' birthday -- she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of Stage 3C breast cancer. Last year, after two years of treatments and surgeries, and during a harrowing bout with a hospital-acquired infection following a hysterectomy, Leisha, a writer by trade, decided to share her story -- and her blog, was born. Leisha lives in Upstate NY with her husband, twin sons, and their two dogs.

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