Kathy Steligo

Editor-at-Large for Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)

Kathy Steligo is the author of The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook, The Complete Guide to Breast Reconstruction, and the co-author of The Breast Cancer Book, Confronting Chronic Pain, and Living with Hereditary Cancer Risk. A two-time breast cancer survivor, Kathy has had five breast biopsies, two lumpectomies, radiation therapy, sentinel node biopsy, genetic counseling and testing, bilateral mastectomies, and has twice undergone breast reconstruction.

Kathy serves as Editor-at-Large for Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE), the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by hereditary cancer. She is also a featured presenter at the organization’s annual Joining FORCEs conference. Kathy also maintains http://www.breastrecon.com, providing up-to-date online information about mastectomy and breast reconstruction.