Cathy was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in 1989 at the age of 29. She was treated with mantle radiotherapy but suffered a recurrence in 1993 when her first daughter was born. ABVD chemo followed, as well as the birth of her second daughter. In 2007, Cathy was diagnosed with an invasive breast cancer. She has had a number of additional late effects from her earlier cancer treatment. Cathy has had a career in Aerospace Materials Management and in working for orthopedic surgeons. She is now enjoying a “retirement job” doing merchandising for a specialty deli. Cathy has volunteered for many cancer organizations since her diagnosis. She lives in north east Pennsylvania.