A young breast cancer survivor story

Firefly Sisterhood connects women diagnosed with breast cancer and trained breast cancer survivors to offer support, guidance and hope.First in a series of Personal breast cancer stories: Phuong Nguyen

Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 24, Phuong came out of her treatment feeling lost: “I didn’t know where to go from there, and having somebody to talk to would have been fantastic”. Now a 5-year survivor, Phuong became a Firefly Sisterhood Guide to help others face the fears and challenges of diagnosis and treatment. For her, having one-to-one support is important.

Being a Guide Sister gives Phuong a meaningful way to “make something positive out of such a terrible experience.”

Hear her thoughtful perspective on being a young breast cancer survivor and her desire to be there for others: Phuong’s Story


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