Cara S

2018-10-08T16:13:51+00:00

A breast cancer survivor with the BRCA 1 gene, Cara underwent surgery, intensive chemo, and an elective hysterectomy. She shares her OTB Story on how she stayed motivated and strong during the toughest battle of her life. Read more >

Dr. Arabia Mollette

2018-10-08T15:47:55+00:00

Born and raised in the South Bronx, NYC, I grew up in a community plagued with crime and poverty. Tragedies in my life sparked a desire to make a difference in my community. I live by the words “You are a fighter and you will make it.” It’s important for children in my community to have role models and I hope that I will be able to inspire and influence them just like other doctors inspired me. Read more >

Kristen Chase

2018-10-08T15:47:55+00:00

I spent most of my childhood dodging mean words and sticks or spoons, then left as soon as I could — the ripe young age of 16 — to start college. I threw myself into education, and earned a degree in music therapy in just under 3 years, then working with children with disabilities, through graduate school, and right into a position as a college professor. Read more >

Margit Detweiler

2018-10-08T15:47:55+00:00

In my mid 40s I was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. It was a total fluke that they found it. My gynecologist discovered it after she removed what appeared to be a benign cyst. There were microscopic cancer cells lining that cyst. I sort of praise that cyst every day — without it, the doctor said I could have gone for years not knowing the cancer was growing inside me. Read more >

Patricia San Pedro

2018-10-08T15:47:55+00:00

I have always been a positive person who sees the glass not just full, but overflowing. Little did I know how life would test me, a self-employed single woman, with no children or siblings. It all began on April 10th, 2008 when I heard those words no one wants to hear “You have breast cancer.” Read more >

Tammi Leader Fuller

2018-10-08T17:20:30+00:00

When I walked away from that big Hollywood so many dream about, to help women re-examine their lives and get unstuck, I had no idea how hard it was going be to help other women find their place in the world. Because I still hadn’t found mine. Read more >