Karen Horton, a Melrose resident was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2002. She found herself being faced with having to find the words to tell her family about her diagnosis. 12 years later Horton is a breast cancer survivor, just as her grandmother and aunt were before her and her cousin after her. She tells her personal story keep other people informed and aware. “I have set my goal this year and every year forward to continue to be a Pacesetter until this disease has been eradicated,” says Horton. Her diagnosis is what prompted her involvement with the American Cancer Society and her work making strides against breast cancer.
Read the entire article in the Oct. 23 editon of the Express.