Diane was diagnosed at age 38, when her children were 3 and 5 years old. Within days of her diagnosis, Diane realized the importance of being her own advocate. She has been involved with her local YSC F2F group since its inception in 2015. As member of the RISE program, Diane attended Project LEAD, NBCC’s Lobby Day and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. She has served as a advocate grant reviewer for the DOD’s CDMRP program multiple times.