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Beating The Odds!
I have had FIVE very aggressive cancers, one starting at 18 years of age, to currently fighting skin cancer. I started this cancer journey in 1975, six months away from graduating high school when a shadow (tumor) was noticed by a radiologist for my chest pre-op for a tonsillectomy...
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