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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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Karla’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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On June 25, 2018,  I was doing a self examination of my breasts and found a knot. I went directly to the hospital, the biopsy was fine. I had a double mastectomy, total radical hysterectomy, did 4 rounds of A/C and 20 rounds of infused chemotherapy. On February 6,  I …

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Aida’s Story (Cervical Cancer)

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My name is Aida, I’m a 46 years old  and a three time cancer survivor. I was first diagnosed at the age of 17. By the time I was 24, I had to have a radical hysterectomy, which included removal of my lymph nodes. My oldest child was 5 years …

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Amy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I hope to be an encouragement to other women fighting this fight with me. I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2020. The exact same time the COVID-19 pandemic started. I had my first mammogram at 40, which was normal. I am 41 and went in for my …

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Kathy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I remember the day like it was yesterday, June 10, 2014. A day that came on the heels of having gone through 6 rounds of chemo, a double mastectomy, my husband telling me he wanted a divorce and my mother passing away. All within eight months. It was the day …

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Sandra Yohanna’s Story (Vulvar Cancer)

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My name is Sandra Yohanna,  and I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Vulvar Cancer on December 11, 2017 at the age of 36. I had problems on my vulva for nearly 7 years prior to diagnosis. After more than a year of dealing with this horrible itch that wasn’t going …

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Amy’s Story (Stage 3 Uterine Cancer)

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May 11, 2016 will forever be a date embedded in my mind. That was the day that after hospital stays, blood transfusions from nearly bleeding out, and two surgeries (D&C and hysterectomy) that I learned that the part of me that was supposed to allow me to help bring a …

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