Breast Cancer

Below is the timeline of events that led to my Breast Cancer diagnosis. The story of how I found out is posted here.


  • July 24, 2014: Tested positive for the BRCA 2 Genetic Disorder. Also known as the Breast Cancer Gene
  • September 26, 2014: MRI revealing two places, left breast and enlarged lymph node under left arm.
  • September 29, 2014: Mammogram, Ultrasound confirming two places. Immediately went into surgery for biopsy.
  • September 30, 2014: Confirmed Breast Cancer. Invasive Ductal Carcinoma. Stage I. 
  • November 5, 2014: Bilateral Mastectomy with Reconstruction. (Expanders followed by implants)
Egg Fertilization
  • December 15, 2014: Conceptions 
  • January 13, 2015: Round 1 
  • How I learned I needed chemo here
Surgery Location

Skyridge Medical Center

10101 RidgeGate Pkwy, Lone Tree, CO 80124

My Breast Cancer Team

Breast Surgeon, Western Surgical: Dr.  Joyce Moore

Oncologist, Rocky Mountain Cancer Center: Dr. Michele Basche
Plastic Surgeon, Park Meadows Plastic Surgery: Dr. Chris Williams
Fertility, Conceptions: Dr. Ambler
Phyiscal Therapy, Oncology Rehabilitation: Layna Shorter
Acupunture, aQieve Health: Ann Inai-Shaw

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