Miranda’s Story

Miranda is a 40-year-old woman who enjoys knitting for her friends and family who have children. She is involved in breast cancer groups to help other people diagnosed with this disease.

Miranda was initially diagnosed with primary breast cancer in August 2014 when she was 32 years-old. Following chemotherapy, a lumpectomy, and radiotherapy she was declared in remission in November 2015. Then, around the winter of 2018, Miranda began experiencing a niggling cough that wouldn’t go away. Tests showed her breast cancer had spread to the bones, liver and pleura. Debilitating headaches led to additional exams and that’s when Miranda learned her cancer had progressed to the brain. 

Miranda is sharing her diagnosis and treatment story, including her experience with the CyberKnife® System, so other people know breast cancer not only affects older women.  She wants people who are from an ethnic minority group or are part of the LGBTQI community to know that they should ask their doctors or their oncology team about therapeutic options.

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