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Cindy’s Story (Metastatic Breast Cancer)

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I was originally diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer in 2003. After 14 years of survivorship, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer in July 2017. I had leg pain that I attributed to a running injury, but it was actually a large tumor in my right femur …

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Liz’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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On March 27, 2000, at the age of 33, I found a lump. At first, I wasn’t going to say anything to anyone, but my gut told me otherwise. I told my mom and sister they had me call my OBGYN. I was able to get in to see the doctor on …

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Andrea’s Story (Cervical Cancer)

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In October of 2018, I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. I ignored it thinking it was no big deal; many women get cervical cancer. Within 2 months, the cancer had spread to my uterus and ovaries. I didn’t want a hysterectomy at such a young age, so I put myself …

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Jessica’s Story (PCOS)

Jessica's PCOS Story

Hello to everyone reading this, my name is Jessica. I will be 27 yrs. of age this August. My story began 7 years ago when I decided that I wanted to have a family. I stopped my birth control pills and began planning for my new life as a mom. …

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Shari’s Story (Metastatic Breast Cancer)

Shari's Breast Cancer Story

We have kids from my husband’s previous marriage and four from mine. I love my job managing a team of business development specialists. I’ve always enjoyed personal development and finding ways to improve myself. But despite this, I never learned to live in the moment or found much joy in …

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Theress’s Story (Breast & Ovarian Cancer)

Theress's Breast & Ovarian Cancer Story

I was first diagnosed in 1999 with breast cancer. At that time, I had a lumpectomy, radiation & chemo. In 2010, I was diagnosed for the second time with cancer; this time it was ovarian cancer. After I had a total hysterectomy, I also had chemo. My third time with …

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Lauren’s Story (Cervical Dysplasia CIN 2)

Lauren's Cervical Dysplasia Story

As a nineteen-year-old girl, I got my first Pap smear. Just 2 shorts months ago, my gynecologist called me during class informing me that I have low-grade abnormalities on my cervix. I was shocked and confused and overwhelmed with emotion. She suggested that I get further testing and come back …

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Kay’s Story (Breast Cancer)

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In 2004, I did my routine mammogram. No problems. I got a call saying I needed to have a spot compression mammogram to confirm something they saw. I did the spot compression and report showed a spot that needed a biopsy. I met with a surgeon and he immediately set …

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