25,000 women in Ireland today are living with a diagnosis of breast cancer - women of different ages, different life experiences and living in different parts of Ireland. Here are some of their stories.
Christine Murphy Whyte, Chairwoman of EDI, tells us how she became a breast cancer advocate. Sadly, Christine passed away on 20 August 2010. This is her story.
Deirdre O'Connell, Vice Chairwoman, explains how and why she got involved in advocacy
Alison Sainsbury tells her advocacy story
Sarah Tierney explains what motivates her to be an active advocate
Dympna Watson gives us her reasons for being an advocate
Marie Ennis tells us her story and about her advocacy interests
Trudy Doyle relates her experience and how she became involved in Europa Donna Ireland
Listen to the stories of women with personal experience of breast cancer