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But I'm Only 30
I was diagnosed with 'the dirty C word' at the age of 30. Two days later I had a nipple-sparing bilateral mastectomy with 18 lymph nodes removed. Two were cancerous. The cancer was 30mm and ER+. I did IVF and froze four of my eggs before starting six rounds of chemo. Then I started breath-hold radiotherapy…
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Diagnosed at 26 & 31
My wonderful boyfriend at the time, Zac, stayed with me through surgery to remove the 4cm tumor in my axilla and held me up as I began chemo. We married on October 18th.
Don't Ignore It
At 38 I felt the lump. I have family members with fibroids so I ignored it and chalked it up to genetics. Also, I felt healthy and didn't have insurance. Just 6 days before my 40th birthday, I went to my family doctor for extreme pain in my hip joint. My fiance encouraged me to have the doctor look at the lump...
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