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September 27, 2017

Shanette found a doctor who talked to her in a compassionate and comforting way.

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August 22, 2017

JoAnna Carrillo gets, and gives, advice and support through online groups of women affected by breast cancer.

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July 25, 2017

When you’re single and interested in dating, physical, emotional and sexual effects from breast cancer treatment can be especially difficult.

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June 5, 2017

Eleven days after her work health insurance began, Lovelyn Sagabaen was diagnosed with stage IIb breast cancer. Chemotherapy started the week after diagnosis. Then the medical bills began arriving.

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May 9, 2017

After Emily Sippola was diagnosed with breast cancer, she wanted her young children to understand what was going on and feel safe.

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March 27, 2017

As an LBBC Young Advocate, Jaclyn Candelaria has two goals: to increase access to Spanish-language resources and help people learn more about metastatic disease.

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December 13, 2016

“Very bizarre” is not a phrase you want to read in your pathology report after a mastectomy. But that’s what Alysia Pringle, of St. Petersburg, Florida, saw written about tumor cells removed during her surgery.

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Blog Stories December 19, 2016

December 5, 2016

After finishing treatment for stage II breast cancer, Vonn Jensen, who lives part-time in Portland, Oregon, and part-time in Seattle, Washington, planned on writing academic papers about gender and the cancer experience.

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October 18, 2016

In 2014, Kristina Schermer had been in treatment for an eating disorder and was feeling good about the progress she had made.

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August 15, 2016

Although she was a nurse, Catalina Tamayo admits she didn’t really understand what it meant when she was diagnosed with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer at age 31. So she’s not surprised that some of her co-workers don’t understand either.

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