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In Feb.2007 I found a lump in my right breast. I immediately went to my doctor and she sent me to have an MRI and mamogram. They found a large mass and sent me to have a biopsy. The biopsy was positive for cancer. I started chemo 2 weeks later for 6 months. I was one of the lucky ones. I wasn't sick but one time but was very tired all the time. After the chemo was over I had a mastectomy and they removed 13 lymph nodes. Only one was positive for cancer. Thank God. Then I had 30 treatments of radiation every day , Monday-Friday. The radiation burned my skin and then I had to take chemo pills for 3 more months. This happened for over a year. I had an MRI in May of this year and I am cancer free... My underarm is numb and will always be and I still have some pain from the surgery but other than that I'm doing ok now. I still get real tired and I can't lift heavy things but God has been with me through it all. Without Him I couldn't have gotten through it. The best way to get through it is to be positive. I just got married in April and am very happy. That's why I click every day so that someone less fortunate can get a mamogram and maybe not have to go through what I went through .
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