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I had the battle of my life in 2015. I discovered a lump in my left breast on January 30, 2015. I had my 1st mammogram ever on February 9th, a biopsy on the 12th and was diagnosed with Stage 2 DCIS breast cancer on the 17th. Not the news I was expecting but I prepared myself physically and mentally to begin treatment. I was very focused, I kept my faith and I never gave up hope even when I didn't feel good. I began my 1st round of 6 chemotherapy treatments on March 10th. I responded very well to treatment and after only 2 chemotherapies, the lump was gone. I continued through with the next 4 chemotherapy and ended that chapter of my life on June 23, 2015. On July 21, 2015, I had a partial lumpectomy and 3 lymph nodes removed. The biopsy revealed NO more cancer. I began 33 rounds of radiation on August 18, 2015 and finished with my last radiation on October 2, 2015. This is the day I celebrated the end of my treatment and the beginning of my life CANCER FREE. My year was filled with needles, pain and fear but it was also full of love, compassion, hope and faith. I hope that anyone that is fighting any type of cancer believes that there is hope. It is one of the most powerful therapies for cancer.

April Williams
Ocala, FL

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