My Breast Cancer Story

A breast cancer diagnosis at age 35 would affect the course of my life's journey for quite some time.Nothing could have prepared me for the shock of hearing, at age 35, that I had breast cancer.

One day in the early summer of 1993, I noticed a lump in my right breast. I had two immediate but rather contradictory reactions: “this can’t be anything” and “this has to get checked out”.

I actually put the matter out of my mind until an already-scheduled routine doctor’s appointment about two weeks later, not being willing to even process the notion that there could really be a problem. But that appointment was to change the course of my life’s journey for quite some time.

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