Breast Cancer Awareness Month Today's featured cancer survivor: Patricia Yearty

Posted: Thursday, October 01, 2009

Age: 59.

Juneau resident: 27 years, originally from Washington.

Family: Married, no children.

Hobbies: Volunteering, American Cancer Society and Cancer Connection (board member).

Occupation: Student Accounts, University of Alaska Southeast.

Kind: Breast cancer.

Years surviving: 13 years.

Diagnosed: 1996.

Quote: "Thank god for second chances."

• To be featured as a cancer survivor during the month of October, contact Neighbors editor Kim Andree at 523-2272 or

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