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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Jamie’s Story (Migraines)

Hello, my name is Jamie. In April of 2008, a terrible migraine hit me. I had had migraines before, so I just rested and figured it would go away. After weeks of the pain not ceasing I started seeing specialists. I can’t even count how many tests and treatments I …

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Kira’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Cancer has surrounded me my whole life. Three of my grandparents and an aunt have passed away 20 years ago from cancer. My maternal grandmother and paternal aunt both passed from breast cancer. My father was diagnosed with stage 3 colon in 2008 but with a positive attitude he is …

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Beki’s Story (Cervical Cancer)

I was diagnosed with cervical cancer in August of 2013 at the age of 67. I had low dose chemo for six weeks and five weeks of external radiation followed by three doses of brachytherapy radiation (internal). My tumor reacted very well to the treatment but I suffered from dehydration, …

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Kristen’s Story (Endometriosis)

It all started with a hemorrhagic cyst on my right ovary in May 2013. The pain never went away like they said it would. But endometriosis wasn’t a real consideration because I didn’t have any bleeding and my periods weren’t that bad. The only symptom I had was chronic pelvic pain. …

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