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Nikol’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Nikol's Story (Breast Cancer)

On June 14, 2011, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It all started when I performed my monthly self-exam and felt something was not right. I made an appointment with my doctor and, after a few tests, I received a phone call telling me I had ductal carcinoma in situ, …

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Lisa’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Lisa's Story (Breast Cancer) LR

I was in my mid-twenties when I noticed a tiny lump in my right breast, but I dismissed it as that normal lumpy tissue that some young women have. A few years had passed and I had become pregnant, and I noticed the lump had become slightly bigger. It didn’t …

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Nixy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Nixy's Story (Breast Cancer) LR

While doing a self breast exam in June of 2010, I felt a lump and the journey began. Went to the doctor, got a mammogram, a sonogram, and then a biopsy. I was devastated when I found out I had breast cancer. I spent my Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s …

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Wendy’s Story (Diabetes)

Spring of 2011, I was in my second semester of nursing school. The year began ok. January, I was studying very hard and getting the required good grades just like I did the past semester. Before long, I realized that something was wrong. The professor would ask questions in class …

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