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Christine’s Story (Leukemia)

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What did I do wrong? Why does my life always get f****d over? Why is it that all my dreams always fall to pieces? All these thoughts ran rapidly through my head as the glass bottle containing my special dried flowers crashed to the floor of my bedroom. Memories can …

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Shay’s Story (Breast Cancer-Lobular Carcinoma)

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Turning 40 usually means planning that special getaway with old friends and making a bucket list for the next decade or so. Well, a few months into being 40, I was actually planning how to survive and live to see my kids go through college. Lobular ‘Sneaky Cancer’ attacked my …

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Aimee’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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You know that knowledge that you have from family history of cancer? Mine was due to my grandma passing away from breast cancer and my mother being a breast cancer survivor for 25 years. A cousin passed away from breast and ovarian cancer, and numerous family members either had BARD1 …

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Monique’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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In 2010, at the age of 38, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC); which included a 12 cm tumor that had gone through to my skin. I was told it would probably spread, and that I most likely had 2-5 years to live. However, as the …

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Kimberly’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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Back in December 2011, I lost my cousin from breast cancer. After her life celebration, I rolled over and felt a painful stab and a knot. I went to many places to try to get a mammogram with no luck until I found the Moncreif Cancer Institute in Fort Worth, …

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Jodi’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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My journey began when I was diagnosed with Stage 3a breast cancer in October 2012. I had a lumpectomy with 13 lymph nodes removed. I then was treated with 6 rounds of TAC (Taxotere, Adriamycin and Cyclophosphamide) chemotherapy and 33 sessions of radiation. I was in remission and even celebrated …

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Amy’s Story (Myxoid Liposarcoma)

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My cancer started back in 2017 and I have to say it’s been a long bumpy road. With the help of family and friends, I can say I am strong and still fighting like a girl. I have had this for years and am still fighting. I have stage four, …

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