Instead of lying on the beach gazing at sunsets, a Holy Cross High School senior spent part of her summer closeted with a folder filled with mammary gland scans, as part of a unique science-based internship.
Sandy Gross of Longmont, Colorado, believes there is redemption in suffering. She knows, having endured aggressive treatments in her nearly two-year fight with breast cancer.
After successfully batting cancer, Queens resident Leah Salmorin founded a dragonboat team for survivors of breast cancer.
In an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer, the student-athletes at St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, took part in a series of events throughout October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.