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Breast Backwards: From One Size Fits All To Personalized Breast Cancer Screening After My Advanced Stage Breast Cancer Diagnosis

There are multiple occasions when I discover just the perfect top only to be disappointed that its one size fits all did not fit ME. This is exactly what I stumbled on when I ended up with an advanced stage 3C breast cancer within weeks of my 11th NORMAL mammogram. For nearly a dozen years, this average risk woman NEVER missed her mammogram appointment. I had no first degree relatives with breast cancer, exercised daily and ate healthy.
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