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But I'm Only 30

I was diagnosed with 'the dirty C word' at the age of 30. Two days later I had a nipple-sparing bilateral mastectomy with 18 lymph nodes removed. Two were cancerous. The cancer was 30mm and ER+. I did IVF and froze four of my eggs before starting six rounds of chemo. Then I started breath-hold radiotherapy…

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Body Image After Surgery

After a mastectomy, the choice of whether or not to get reconstruction is incredibly personal. Here, three gutsy survivors share their stories and bare their changed bodies. Take a look!

Science Hard at Work on a Cure for Breast Cancer

Coverage for Genetic Testing

A woman who has inherited a harmful mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2 is about five times more likely to develop breast cancer than a woman who does not have such a mutation. Insurance companies should not have the right to decide who gets funded for testing.

Demand Coverage. Sign the Petition.

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Endowed Fund for The Breast Cancer Site Researcher at Mayo Clinic

Every moment counts in the fight against breast cancer and in the search for a cure. And now, The Breast Cancer Site has found one more way to help. We've created The Breast Cancer Site Endowed Fund for Breast Cancer Research at Mayo Clinic.

Donations through this Gift That Gives More™ help fund this endowment. Contributions to the fund are matched by Mayo Clinic up to $250,000, so your contribution is doubled to make an even greater difference! Thank you!

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