DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) -
"I was 37," said Robbin.
"And, I was 49, and mom was younger than that," said Penny. "Yeah, she was in her late 20s," answered Robbin.
Their mother was a breast cancer survivor. Robbin is a 14-year survivor, and penny is approaching one years since diagnosis.
"I don't really talk about it much because it's still kind of new," said Penny.
"You just have a whole new outlook on life," said Robbin.
They say they share their story to hopefully save lives.
"Make sure you get your mammograms every year and you stay on top of it," said Penny. "And do your self breast exams because my cancer was not found through a mammogram," said Robbin. "I found my own while shaving under my arms."
These sister and their mother were all diagnosed with stage one breast cancer, but their treatments were all different. They say it has been really interesting to see the medical advancements from when their mom battled the disease 40 years ago, to penny battling it today at Good Samaritan Hospital's Samaritan Breast Center.
"So, technology has been wonderful," said Robbin.
And so has been having a sister and a best friend there for support. "To know she was a survivor helped me to know I'll survive, and my mom was a survivor," said Penny.
"You hear a lot of people say, I couldn't do that," said Robbin. "Yes, you can. If you really have to you can do it. So, don't give up and keep the hope."
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