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Know Your Body
After a rigorous upper body workout, my arms and chest were very sore, and I felt a hard spot. The next week, the mammogram and ultrasound were normal. The tech, radiologist, and gyno all said it was a fibroid cyst, and to come back in six months. I said, "Please recommend a surgeon for a biopsy."
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Facing My Death
In November of 2012, in the midst of a brutal divorce. I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I went through three surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation. This has been the most challenging two years of my life, I have felt the most heart-wrenching lows, but I have ironically also had moments that were pure joy...
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Many rural and urban cancer patients have very limited resources, and money for transportation is often beyond their budget. This results in missed appointments, disease progression, and premature death. The Louisiana Cancer Prevention and Control Program seeks to provide transportation for patients.
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