Update #5 ·

Update on May 27, 2013

Thanks everyone who have voted so far. It is a devastating number. I am a Survivor, 2 years. I was 37 at diagnosis. Thank god for treatments. Mammograms should be done yearly starting at age 40. But its the self breast exam that is really important. Thats how I found my lump. Jennifer, of the Pink Ribbon Challenge

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When I was going through my cancer treatment, people are so scared of hurting you or that you're so fragile that you will break. All we want when we go through cancer treatment is a HUG. To feel that we are still important to someone. Cancer really isn't as scary as it once was.  My aunt Meredith had leukemia (bone marrow) and was so sick with her treatments, she had to stay in the hospital. She…

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Hello everyone. I want to thank everyone for all the support over the last 2 years.  Early Detection Saves Lives Do your self breast exams once a month If you still have your period, perform 2 weeks after you start bleeding If you are menopausal, perform the exam on the first day of the month 3 Techniques         *circular        * up and down        * wedge like Know your breasts, you…

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When I was traveling to Lafayette Cancer Center in Brewer, Maine, I found that gas was pretty expensive. I only lived 60 miles round trip away from my Cancer Center. I received radiation with women whom had traveled more than 150 miles away, one way. Gas Cards come in handy for the traveling. My first wig cost $100, and that is Synthetic. A real hair wig costs at least $300. My medicine was…

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