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Blog posts tagged with breast cancer

  • When health IT became personal: My journey with breast cancer

    Leigh Burchell
    October 08, 2015

    Two years ago this month, I underwent a mastectomy at the age of 40. It’s ironic given that October is breast cancer awareness month, because for me, while cancer is always now semi-present in my mind, September is the month when the disease looms largest. That’s because it’s September when I go through the cadre of tests that are now a part of my annual experience, and it isn’t until those are in the rear view mirror with an “all clear” that I can breathe again. Read more…

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