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Tracy’s Story (Cervical Cancer)

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I was diagnosed in 2011 with Cervical Cancer. I was HPV-, Adenocarcinoma (that’s important later) Stage3b when it was diagnosed. I had done everything “right.” I was very healthy and active, I did yoga and was a vegetarian and had regular PAPs, so it was really a shock. I had …

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Chantelle’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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At 28 years old, I found a lump on my breast. It was a week after we celebrated my son’s 1st birthday. I wasn’t even thinking that it could be cancer, but still, I decided to have it checked out. My doctor did a biopsy, then called me into his …

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Devry’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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I’m just writing this bio for ‘me’ and sharing for anyone else who cares to read it. I’m trudging through my foggy memories and trying to remember how things happened. So 6 years ago today, I got the devastating news I had breast cancer, not one, but two separate cancers …

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Catherine’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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In April of this year, I had my yearly mammogram. It would have been 5 years that I was cancer-free. This time in addition to a mammogram I had a biopsy. I had all the tests I had 5 years ago, and was diagnosed with Lobular breast cancer. I had …

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Megan’s Story (Melanoma)

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Hello My name is Megan. I work in Plant 3 at Arconic Industries, and I am a 35-year-old wife and mother to 2 children. I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma on September 14, 2018. The doctors considered me a stage 2B and scheduled me almost immediately for removal to prevent …

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Stacey’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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When I was 27, I was watching an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show. They were showing how to do a self-breast exam so I did one, and found a lump. But I was only 27, no one gets cancer at 27. Two months went by and I finally asked …

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Elizabeth’s Story (Hodgkin’s Lymphoma)

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Hello! My name is Elizabeth, not Liz not Beth, just plain old Elizabeth. This has been a very interesting year for me. This year, like any other year, working with my toddlers who I love dearly. At the end of January, I started getting sick and went to the doctor. …

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