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  • Monica Peek's Photo
    December

    The day after my 36th birthday I had a mastectomy for early stage breast cancer (ductal carcinoma in-situ) that was found on biopsy.

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  • Elaine Huckaby Goodson's Photo
    November

    He ordered a mammogram. I went into the test thinking all would be well. They discovered a lump on my right breast and I was sent for a biopsy.

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  • Donna Dulany's Photo
    October

    My journey started April 15, 2012, when during a self-examination I discovered a lump in my right breast. Since my mother had had a benign cyst many years before, I assumed that’s what it was; but fortunately I still had it checked out.

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  • Natashia “Nikki” Livingston's Photo
    September

    In being an advocate of my body, on August 14, 2011, at the age of 38, at 9:56 a.m., I found a suspicious lump the size of a walnut in my right breast.

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  • Veronica Marion's Photo
    August

    Six years ago during my annual exam, I shared with my doctor, Anita Petruzzelli, that I felt a small lump above my right breast. She immediately scheduled a mammogram and ultra sound.

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  • Shereen Hamilton's Photo
    July

    I was 45 years old when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. The cancer was Stage 1 and estrogen positive.

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  • Creola Smith's Photo
    June

    I was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer in March 2009. I have my annual mammography appointment in March around my birthday.

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  • Maureen Harry's Photo
    May

    The appointment resulted in an immediate referral for a biopsy. The surgeon knew immediately that the lump was cancerous, which the lab later confirmed.

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  • Marjorie Worthy's Photo
    April

    Last October, I decided to take the train to New York, followed by a subway ride to Queens, to visit a friend. The next morning, I awoke with a pain in my outer breast.

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  • Clara Lawhorn's Photo
    March

    My journey began early one morning when, while talking on the phone with a friend, I began to cough and could not catch my breath. I ran downstairs to open the front door to get fresh air.

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  • Tiffany Miller's Photo
    February

    My journey started in May 2010 when I went in for my annual mammogram. Afterward, however, I received a letter in the mail to make an appointment to repeat the procedure.

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  • Delandra “Dee Dee” Grey's Photo
    January

    On October 9, 2012 I had a biopsy performed on my right breast that came back positive for Stage 2 invasive breast cancer.

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