Early detection is the key. I feel very strongly on this topic.
When I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer last February, the only way it was found was through a mammogram. The tumor was only the size of the tip of a eraser on a pencil. That is pretty small. I was lucky that it was caught so early, it did not spread to my lymph nodes, which was great. So all I had to do was have a lumpectomy and 37 rounds of radiation, and I have to take meds for the next 5 years. I feel I got away very very lucky, and I sure it was because it was found at an early stage.
So please all you women out there, please make sure you get your mammograms done every year. I now have to have it done every 6 months, and that's ok with me.
Please if you are on this site, click on my Breast Cancer Link, to help provide free mammograms to those who are in need.
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