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My Breast Cancer Diagnosis Was an Awakening

  • Posted on: 14 April 2009
  • By: gcassidy
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When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I was like everyone else who thought that it was a death sentence, when it was truly "an awakening." After the words were read, all I wanted to know was, how do I get rid of it? I had surgery right away. I had a radical mastectomy with immediate reconstruction, which I do believe to this day may have been a mistake, because I now live with complications and it's been close to seven years.

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Welcome to Real Women. Real Stories. Written by You for You

  • Posted on: 9 April 2009
  • By: gcassidy
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HealthyWomen.org brings you a new blog written by you for you. Read about the experiences of different women as they navigate through life's ups and downs. Share your story today. Tell us what's on your mind, what you're struggling with, an obstacle you've overcome or even a new activity or class you've tried. We want to hear it all - the funny, sad and everything in between. Click here to get started.

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