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Cindy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

While going to college, at 39 years old, for surgical technology, I had a mammogram followed by a needle biopsy and then a surgical biopsy. Fortunately for me it was detected early and was also contained within a milk gland so it couldn’t spread, thus requiring no chemotherapy or radiation. …

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Mimz’s Story (Endometriosis)

I too struggled with endometriosis for years. Like many, my pain was ignored and I was told things like “it’s part of being a woman” and other comments like that. I was taking naproxen from the moment my period started until a couple days after it ended. I had a …

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Allison’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Hi! My name is Allison. I was diagnosed on my 34th birthday with stage 4 breast cancer with widespread bone metastasis, and on a recent CT scan they found a small lesion. I’ve had three collapsed vertebrae and have trouble walking because of the numerous bone lesions on my spine, …

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