Thursday, April 30, 2009

The mammogram chronicles - part 7: It can happen to anyone

I’m feeling quite distressed today. I just found out that my oldest sister has breast cancer. It was discovered during a routine mammogram so it came as a shock to her.

The “good” news is that they caught it early; so there are treatment options besides a mastectomy.

Suddenly my fight to get a mammogram has taken on new urgency.

I’m very sad today.


  1. I am sorry to hear the news about your sister's diagnosis. A good friend of mine went in for a biopsy last week. Detection and treatment methods are much better than they used to be, but it's still scary.

  2. Thanks for your comment. And, yes, the medical world has come a long way in its ability to treat breast cancer, thank goodness.


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