Dana Donofree’s own experience fighting breast cancer inspired her to create AnaOno Intimates, a line of lingerie and loungewear specifically made for women who’ve had breast cancer-related surgeries.
The day before her 28th birthday, two months before her wedding, Dana Donofree was diagnosed with Infiltrative Ductal Carcinoma, an invasive form of breast cancer.
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During her fight with the disease, a bilateral mastectomy, reconstructive surgery, and chemotherapy, she found lingerie fit was a huge challenge. She couldn’t find any options besides sports bras and camisoles that fit correctly.
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