BY Carol A. Turni

I never thought I'd hear the words: "You have breast cancer." But when I did, they turned out to be one of those moments that defined my life. At 44 years old and with two young daughters, my cancer diagnosis was a frightening and sobering call-to-action.

Deciding to come to MD Anderson for breast cancer treatment
After my breast cancer diagnosis came the scurry of tests, surgeries, treatments and medicines at a hospital...

BY Carol A. Turni

That third week in August 2011 is one I will never forget. That's when I was diagnosed with breast cancer.

I was 44 years old with...