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Raising Awareness of the Unseen, Giving Voice to the Unheard | Survivor Stories


Yvette Jives and HERS Nc were featured on OCRA.

The world works in ironic and sometimes painful ways

“Yvette Jives, a nurse and social worker in North Carolina, has spent a lifetime helping others. She developed a women’s health program at the community center where she worked for 15 years (after working for 14 years in a hospital), monitoring patients’ cervical and breast cancer screenings, diagnoses and treatments. And yet in all that time, neither she nor her staff had ever encountered anyone with ovarian cancer … until she herself was diagnosed in 2011.”

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