Best of Masters: Sandra Finestone

Breast cancer awareness advocate and survivor Sandra Finestone has been honored with many awards including the American Cancer Society’s Service Volunteer of the Year and the International Komen Foundation’s Lifetime Volunteer of the Year awards.  Her breast cancer diagnosis in 1983 changed Sandra’s life in ways she could never have imagined.

She soon became active in many other breast cancer organizations and was asked to speak on many occasions. She was instrumental in forming the Orange County Breast Cancer Coalition and the Women’s Implant Information Network. She became the coordinator of cancer patient services at Hoag Cancer Center in Newport Beach, CA. And she testified at the FDA, participated in the Institute of Medicine hearing and addressed the British Medical Academy.

Interviewed by Winn Claybaugh, Sandra will help you become informed about breast cancer. "For me, Sandra Finestone proved to be a calm in the storm. She gave me hope and helped me become a better advocate by using my voice and influence to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.” – Winn Claybaugh


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About: Winn Claybaugh is the author of Be Nice (Or Else!) and is “one of the best motivational speakers in the country,” according to CNN’s Larry King, who wrote the foreword for the book. A national speaker for major corporations and a business owner for more than 30 years with over 16,000 people in his organization, Winn is the founder, co-owner, and dean of haircare giant Paul Mitchell’s school division. Under Winn’s leadership and in keeping with their unique culture of giving back and building self-esteem, the 100-plus schools in the nationwide network have donated countless volunteer hours and raised more than $15.2 million for multiple charitable organizations.