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Welcome to Camp Breastie! A Place For Women Who Move Mountains.
Get ready for an energizing, weekend-long experience at camp with your Breasties – a getaway in the outdoors for community, wellness, and fun! Think of the ultimate summer camp experience but with women who “get it” by your side.

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Laila Roudsari, PhD

Senior Scientist
Laila Roudsari is a cancer researcher turned cancer patient/ Breastie. Laila received her PhD from Duke in Biomedical Engineering, studying tumor angiogenesis and metastasis. She currently works as a Senior Scientist at a biotech company focused on treating and curing chronic lung diseases. In 2018, at age 28, Laila was diagnosed with stage 2 triple positive breast cancer. After diagnosis, Laila started a blog (2sweaterpuppies.com) and Instagram (@2sweaterpuppies) focused on teaching women about the science behind breast cancer to empower them to confidently make informed treatment decisions and advocate for themselves. Using her scientific background and experience with cancer, she plans to become a leader in the field of breast cancer research. Laila lives in Durham, NC with her boyfriend and 2 dogs and loves all things crafting, being active, travel, and trying things she's never done before.