23Oct, 2013

A Survivor’s Story by Elizabeth

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To listen to the blog click the player below. My name is Elizabeth. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003 at the age of 48 after I discovered a lump on my breast. I was the first person in my family to be diagnosed with breast cancer. Because of this diagnosis, I had to get a lumpectomy in my right breast. I also received chemotherapy, which I tolerated well, and radiation therapy. These treatments allowed me to say goodbye to my cancer and Hello to the rest of my […]
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23Oct, 2013

A Survivor’s Story by Darnetta Coleman

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To listen to the blog click the player below. 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% […]
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