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  • Diane E. Henderson's Photo
    January

    In November 2006, just three months after my move, I discovered a lump when my arm happened to brush up against my breast.

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  • Ernestine Jackson's Photo
    February

    In 1998, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had a Mastectomy in September of that year and began chemotherapy after my surgery.

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  • Alberta Stephens's Photo
    March

    In July 2009 I had an appointment with my primary doctor, Dr. William Rosner, for my annual physical. During the examination he detected a lump in my right breast and recommended that I have an ultra sound.

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  • Tanya Farriel's Photo
    April

    I was checked by a doctor. They did a biopsy and within two weeks, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. My motherencouraged me to go to Yale New Haven Hospital where I had a second biopsy that confirmed the diagnosis of breast cancer.

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  • Maureen Harry's Photo
    May

    One evening, I happened to perform a self examination and noticed a hard lump on my right breast. This was something I had never noticed before.

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  • Zenaida Collazo's Photo
    June

    In April of 2011, I went for my first surgery which was to have a lumpectomy, only to then discover that instead of one lump there were two!

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  • Brenda White's Photo
    July

    The tumor was small and contained, and after a very lengthy discussion with the surgeon, it was decided a lumpectomy would be the best route for me.

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  • Evelyn Robinson-Powell's Photo
    August

    I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2002. I sat in my doctor’s office listening to him but not really hearing what he was saying.

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  • Yolanda Jones's Photo
    September

    I went in for my first mammogram in 2007. I was only 36 at the time, but since my grandmother had been diagnosed with breast cancer, it was recommended that I not wait until I was 40 to have one done.

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  • Desiree Walker's Photo
    October

    In early 2009, I had my annual mammography, which was negative. Six and a half months later a lump appeared.

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  • Joyce Becton Best's Photo
    November

    My journey started August 31, 2010 after a routine mammogram. At 10:20 that morning my husband & I were told “the biopsy shows breast cancer.”

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  • Sonya Goodman Young's Photo
    December

    Breast Cancer woke me up on a Friday night in mid October 2010. I was asleep when I felt a sharp shooting pain through my right breast.

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