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I have had a history of benign (thank fully) breast cysts. I had

one cyst needle aspirated with the possibility of having to

have a breast biopsy and possibly surgery to remove any suspicious

cells. That resulted in me having to have 2 mammograms per year

for 3 years. Thankfully when I was diagnosed with 12 benign cysts I was told by the radiologist ( who my breast surgeon referred my case to) said if I didn't have any pain , no cysts needed to be aspirated. Boy was I thankful as having one cyst needle aspriated was painful enough. Because of some life situations I was on COBRA

and couldn't afford to pay those costly premiums on the low income

I had on Social Security Disabiltiy. Thanks to a free clinic which

referred me to the Hope Project of the American Cancer Society

I was able to have a mammogram for free and I was symptom

free. So if you think that it reallly isn't worth clicking on this

site every day think about women, like me , who depend on your

charity so they can get free mammograms.

Deborah Frichette Kurecka
Lake Worth, FL

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Your click on the "Click Here to Give - it's FREE" button helps fund free mammograms for women in need — low-income, inner-city and minority women whose awareness of breast cancer and opportunity for help is often limited. Your click is paid for by site sponsors, and mammogram funding is provided to clinics throughout the U.S. through grants distributed by With a simple, daily click of the pink "Click Here to Give - it's FREE" button at The Breast Cancer Site, visitors help to provide free mammograms for women in need. Visitors pay nothing. In addition to clicking the pink "Click Here to Give - it's FREE" button, visitors can help more by shopping in The Breast Cancer Site store. With each item purchased, shoppers generate funds that provide free mammograms for women in need.

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