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Breast Cancer at 26

I was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer at age 26, five months after the birth of my first daughter. When I went to my post-partum check up, my OB found a lump. On January 23, 2006 I went back to the surgeon for the results of my biopsy, and he uncomfortably let me know that the tumor was malignant...

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Not Who I Am

My motto is, "Cancer is what I have, NOT who I am." I have been fighting breast cancer and lupus for over 11 years, enduring surgeries and over 150 rounds of chemo and radiation. As it stands right now there is no cure, but the advances I've seen are astounding. My daughter was just one when I was diagnosed...

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Our Cancer Story

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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Wigs and More for Women with Cancer

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, through its program of Patient and Family Support Services, helps needy patients to better cope with the physical challenges that come with cancer treatments.

Donations through this Gift That Gives More™ help a woman with the expense of a wig, wig fitting, breast prosthesis, or other similar need. Thank you!

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