Nicole Virtue is a Previvor of breast and ovarian cancer. After her sister Alyssa’s breast cancer diagnosis in 2018 they both got genetic testing and discovered they carry a mutation of the BRCA1 gene. Nicole believes knowledge is power and she met with various health care providers right away to understand her situation and options. She is a huge advocate for regular screenings and has been keeping up on these herself. Getting to know her own body better, educating herself, and promoting awareness are now her mission. Nicole is weighing the options of preventative surgeries and her story will continue to evolve. Outside of her work with Rivkin, she is in training to become a certified life coach to help herself and others with the ups and downs of our unpredictable life journey. She loves yoga, meditation, being in nature, and live music!