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Imagine my shock to learn that at 53 years of age, I had endometrial cancer. How could this happen to me? Seven months later I had survived surgery, chemo and 28 radiation treatments.
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In September 2008, I received the call no one wants to receive: my annual mammogram had disclosed a mass that was likely a tumour, and a subsequent biopsy revealed that it was an invasive ductal tumour.
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Someone else could've had the same serious infection, but given different medications because they didn't have drug coverage, or couldn't pay.
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