Susan Rafte on the Increasing Role of Advocates in Breast Cancer Care

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Susan Rafte and her sister started The Pink Ribbons Project is a Houston-based nonprofit that provides surrounding communities with access to fundamental breast health services via awareness programs, fundraising events and community collaboration.

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Susan Rafte and her sister started The Pink Ribbons Project, a Houston-based nonprofit that provides surrounding communities with access to fundamental breast health services via awareness programs, fundraising events and community collaboration.

After living cancer-free for 20 years, Rafte is still active in the breast cancer arena as an advocate. Here, she discusses her volunteer work at a local hospital and how advocates and volunteers make a difference in patient experience.