At age 41, Carletta was diagnosed with breast cancer. She completed treatment in 2013, which included a bilateral mastectomy, 16 rounds of chemotherapy, and reconstructive surgery. Since her treatment ended, she has been cancer free, achieved her goal of completing a triathlon, and is an advocate for young women at risk. Learn more about Carletta by watching her videos.
Carletta: My Own Best Advocate
Carletta, age 44, talks about how knowing her family history of breast cancer made it easier for her to be proactive about talking to her doctor when she noticed changes in her body. Carletta was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 41, and she finished her first triathlon one year after her first chemotherapy treatment.
Carletta: Motivated by Breast Cancer
Carletta was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 41. Now cancer-free, she is motivated by her ability to do the things that she couldn’t do during treatment. She finished her first triathlon one year after her first round of chemotherapy.
Carletta’s Bring Your Brave Ad
Carletta never met her grandmother, who died from breast cancer at the age of 44. Carletta’s family history inspired her to understand her own risk. She encourages young women with a family history of cancer to learn their risk for breast cancer.