23Oct, 2013

A Survivor’s Story by Darnetta Coleman

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My name is Darnetta Coleman. I am a wife, a mother and a grandmother of 11. In the year 2002 at the age of 46, during one of my routine self-breast examinations, I discovered a lump in my breast. After having a mammogram I was told that the lump looked suspicious and I needed to see a surgeon. After having a biopsy, it was confirmed that I had early stage breast cancer–a rare type called Medullary Carcinoma, of which only 3% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have this type. […]