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Josephine Casanova

Doctors Overlooked My Endometrial Cancer Symptoms for More Than a Year

My bleeding was heavy and constant, but doctors just chalked it up to hormones and threw me on birth control

Chandice Probst, 2017

For Years, I Lived in Agony with Undiagnosed Celiac Disease

My celiac disease symptoms were dismissed for so long that I got used to the pain

Nicole Kowalski

An Ordinary Toothache Turned Out to Be a Rare Form of Cancer

I’d never heard of salivary gland cancer. Now, I’m advocating for other head & neck cancer survivors.

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Beyond the Body: Perspectives From Real Women

Beyond the Body: Perspectives From Real Women

Through our Reclaim Your Wellness campaign, HealthyWomen and the Black Women's Health Imperative in collaboration with the Obesity Action Coalition are changing the conversation around living with obesity.

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