Who's the Boss of Our Breast Health Information?

December 17, 2014 5:30 PM

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Year after year, since I turned 40, I went for my mammography screening. Despite no family history of breast cancer and no known risk factors, my rigorous attention to the established breast screening protocol was my guarantee, in the unlikely event that I was diagnosed with breast cancer, it would be found at an early stage.

It was a cold, dreary, snowy evening in 2004 when my breast surgeon disclosed the biopsy results from the ridge that was felt by my gynecologist within six weeks of my 11th normal mammography report. Dazed by her report, "You have invasive breast cancer," a fog immediately engulfed my mind that did ...

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