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Virginia’s Story (Breast Cancer)

My “Miracle” Cancer Story: The day after Memorial Day I had an 8:00 AM appointment for my annual mammogram. The technician informed me she saw calcium deposits, and I was told I needed an ultrasound. As she spoke, the ultrasound technician just then arrived for work, so I immediately went …

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Devry’s Story (Breast Cancer)

No lump, no pain . . . a routine mammogram detected two cancers in my left breast. Following biopsies found I’m HER2 positive. I had bilateral mastectomies in November, 2013.  Six cycles of chemo were advised.  After my first chemo I lost all my hair and became neutropenic.  I was rushed into …

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Rasheta’s Story (Brain Cancer)

Rasheta is a beautiful, outgoing, and vibrant 8 year old. She hasn’t gotten to experience your average summer vacation, due to having brain surgery on June 9th to remove a mass on her right frontal lobe. After that she was diagnosed by doctors at UK hospital, Markey Cancer Center, and …

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Lorrie’s Story (Breast Cancer)

CHEMO GRAD! So after 16 months of 6 treatments of Taxotere & Carboplatin, 4 doses of Adriamycin, 33 radiation treatments and 17 Trastuzumab (Herceptin) treatments, I am now Cancer Free! My story began late last winter 2013. I had been feeling extremely tired and weak. In April I discovered a …

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Nicole’s Story (Chiari Malformation)

I’ve been getting horrible migraines since I can remember. In 2005, at 17 years old, I began my journey seeing many different doctors and neurologists. I’ve been put on beta blockers, anti-depressants, anti-seizure medications, herbal supplements, nasal sprays, etc. In 2012, my neurologist diagnosed me with Chiari Malformation Type 1 …

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