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Cause: Breast Cancer

Mary’s Story (Breast Cancer)

My name is Mary Zoshak, 42 years old. Just like the doctor ordered, I did my yearly mammograms, self exams, etc. Mammogram already scheduled. Here’s my story. How I found my lump: February 2014, I started getting very sharp pains in my right breast. I did a self exam, and there …

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Melissa’s Story (Breast Cancer)

In May of 2011, I was diagnosed with stage II triple negative breast cancer. After 8 rounds of chemo, a lumpectomy and 37 days of radiation, I thought I had killed the monster. This August, I was doing reconstruction when, after surgery, the implant in the right side (original site of …

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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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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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Tammy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on January 2, 2014. I had a bilateral mastectomy on January 20th with the start of reconstruction. My reconstruction failed four times.  I started chemo in March; I had my last treatment yesterday. I’m ready to get on to the next part of my journey. …

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