June Lynch and Teresa Thomas have seen both sides of breast cancer.
As health care providers it has been their duty to educate women and assist in screening them for the disease.
But as women, they have held the hands of those they love who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
“It is a really scary thing for the family,” said Lynch. Her 59- year old cousin recently underwent a mastectomy. “It is hard to describe what it does to you and your family.”