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Never Too Young
During a routine self breast exam in April 2014, I felt something different. I never noticed that hard spot before. I tried to ignore it but after a few days it was still there. My mom is a survivor and always stressed the importance of early detection. But I was only 26. I was about to change jobs…
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In my early 40s, I found a lump in my breast. I went to my doctor and she sent me for my first ever mammogram. A few days later, I found out I was pregnant, even though I had been told I could never have kids! My doctors thought that it would best to abort the baby so I could get the best care possible...
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Don't Ignore It
At 38 I felt the lump. I have family members with fibroids so I ignored it and chalked it up to genetics. Also, I felt healthy and didn't have insurance. Just 6 days before my 40th birthday, I went to my family doctor for extreme pain in my hip joint. My fiance encouraged me to have the doctor look at the lump...
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