All-Star Survivors Series: Michelle Gamache

10.23.2015 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

Throughout the month of October, WOW will be sharing stories from 31 All-Star Survivors, currently battling Breast Cancer. This group of women, selected by American Cancer Society, was honored during the October 4th Redskins Think Pink! game and at a special event hosted at Redskins Park on October 5, 2015. 

Today we honor and celebrate Michelle Gamache! 

What do you appreciate most as an "All-Star Survivor"?

Such a fun 2-day event! I didn't think about cancer once. Meeting the players was so excited for my husband and I. 


What motivated you during your treatment?

To get it over with! It helped to stay busy and continue working full time.  


What is one thing you learned about yourself while battling Breast Cancer?

That I can conquer anything! Life is precious and to not take anything for granted. Now making healthy lifestyle changes is my top priority!


What is your favorite memory from the Redskins Breast Cancer Awareness events?

The game they won and the adrenaline rush from being on the field. Seeing RG3 dancing was pretty cool too!


What does being able to connect with other “All-Star Survivors” mean to you?

It's such a sense of community. It amazes me how nice everyone is and caring. It helps to talk to others going through similar things. 


One piece of advice you want all women to hear?

Prevention is key! Educate yourself and being making healthy lifestyle changes today!

Learn more about the All-Star Survivors Series here!

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