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There's Still Life
At the age of 40, I was diagnosed with stage 3-A triple negative breast cancer. I lost my hair, learned I am BRCA1 positive, underwent a bilateral mastectomy, and had 34 radiation treatments. Furthermore, my 2-year marriage could not endure the stress of my cancer diagnosis...
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I went in for a mammogram, and the nurse found a small lump which was followed up by an ultrasound. I received a notice from the hospital, stating result "benign." The lump never went away; in fact, it seemed to get larger over the next few months. Life went on. In June of 2012, my boyfriend proposed…
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I was 47 years old. After my zumba class, I took a shower and felt a hard pea-sized bump in my breast. I called to get a mammogram the next day, as it was a few weeks away from my annual. They said I had to wait til it was due. Luckily my gynocologist got me in that day. That same week I had seen an attorney about filing for divorce…
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