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Suzette Simon

When Suzette Simon found out she had breast cancer in her right breast after a routine mammogram, her first thought was: I’m sorry, mom. “I knew my mom had had breast cancer, so I was always diligent about getting mammograms and staying healthy,” she said. “But when I got cancer, I was like, What did …

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Karen Peterson

“I’m your everyday woman who is a self-taught advocate, an underdog…I empowered myself through education. I am a rebel who refused to accept substandard care…I’m a prime example of why cancer research works—I am alive because of it…My goal is to inspire and empower others to take charge of their medical narratives and to give …

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