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My husband was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in September 2012. The melanoma spread to his auxiliary lymph nodes, so he had them removed and started chemotherapy in January of 2013.
I was diagnosed with stage 2A breast cancer in the beginning of 2013 at age 28…
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