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My mother's mother had a radical mastectomy at age 70; then she and her husband went on a lengthy cross-country tour.

My mother had cervical cancer,caught early, at age 50, Her brother had cancer and took his own life at age 33. His younger daughter died of indirect breast cancer complications; she was 43.

I had breast cancer at age 50; I now have metastatic bone lesions. My daughter had skin cancer at age 38, caught early and treated, and I have a teen-aged granddaughter. We hope she's not the next in line.

Even my stepsister's eldest daughter died of breast cancer which had spread.

There is now a vaccine for cervical cancer. If we can prevent one kind, chances are excellent we will soon have vaccines for others, like prostste cancer..and lung cancer...and breast cancer.


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