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My Breast Cancer Screening Journey Part 4: My DCIS Diagnosis

My Breast Cancer Screening Journey Part 4: My DCIS Diagnosis
“How are you feeling?” “Praying for you today!” “I admire your willingness to share your journey with such detail.” “Any updates?” These quotes all came in to me via text, social media and in person over the past seven days, while I’ve waited for results from the stereotactic core needle biopsy I had at Mayo Clinic’s Breast... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Screening Journey Part 3: Stereotactic Core Needle Biopsy at Mayo Clinic

My Breast Cancer Screening Journey Part 3: Stereotactic Core Needle Biopsy at Mayo Clinic
I posted about the beginning of my breast cancer screening journey two weeks ago at this link. I posted about the second leg of my breast cancer screening journey–my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic last week–at this link. As a brief recap: I’m 30 years old. Due to family history of breast and ovarian cancer, my gynecologist recommended I undergo... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Screening Journey Part 2: Mayo Clinic, BRCA & Biopsies

My Breast Cancer Screening Journey Part 2: Mayo Clinic, BRCA & Biopsies
I posted about the beginning of my breast cancer screening journey last week at this link. As a brief recap: I’m 30 years old. Due to family history of breast and ovarian cancer, my gynecologist recommended I undergo breast cancer screening 10 years before my mom’s first diagnosis at age 40. My preventative baseline mammogram on July 29th... Read more »
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