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At 41 I went for my first mammogram for a base line. I knew how important they were since I had worked in Radiology scheduling. Now I was the Administrator of a health insurance company, 2 teenagers and supporting a husband, his father, and his brother that did not work. I get a phone call asking me to go get a ultra sound, same day was asked to go over and get a biopsy. Then I get a phone call at my desk at work and was told over the phone that I had cancer and needed to come in and schedule a surgery. Quite a shock! After a mastectomy and Chemotherapy my husband left me. 10 reconstruction surgeries later. It's been 14 year and life could not be better!!

Susan Alms
Ottawa, IL

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