All-Star Survivors Series: Joyce Astwood

10.31.2015 / 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 Joyce Astwood! 

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

I'm alive and can help and encourage others with Breast Cancer.


What motivated you during your treatment?

God is in charge and there is more for me to accomplish.


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

I have the spirit and drive to fight through all difficulties.


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

Houston Bates and Alfred Morris were amazing!


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

It means that I am never alone. 


One piece of advice you want all women to hear?

You can beat Breast Cancer.


Learn more about the All-Star Survivors Series here!

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