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Women's Stories

Annie

In February 2012, while putting on lotion, I felt a small, hard lump in my right breast. I didn’t worry too much about it, since my breasts had been lumpy for as long as I…

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Ellen

I discovered a lump on Dec 01, 2015, while doing a breast self-exam. I was able to see my General Practitioner (GP) the same day, who confirmed the presence of the lump and referred me…

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Ann

I first learned that I had dense breasts in 1999. I was just 36 years old and I found a lump in my right breast. After my first-ever mammogram, I was told it was not…

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Barbara

I used to walk by a local park with a picturesque section devoted to breast cancer survivors with a feeling of empathy for these women and a sense of relief that I was not part…

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Joy

Hi my name is Joy Veinot and I am from the beautiful south shore of Nova Scotia. I was diagnosed with stage 2A invasive ducal carcinoma July of 2013 at the age of 51 years.…

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Joscelyn

My message to women who have dense breast tissue is to ensure your health care team is aware of the information on this website. In my case, a screening mammogram found cancer. However, that mammogram,…

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Misha

I found a malignant, triple negative tumour in my breast in 2012, at age 49, a few weeks after receiving an all clear letter from the mammography program I’d been examined by yearly since surgery…

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Elaine

In 2017, at age 50, I received a letter inviting me to go for my first mammogram. My family doctor received a copy of the results and informed me that everything was fine. Two years…

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Gaynor

I watched my mum suffer through cancer of the maxillary sinus and eventually die, at 52 from a resulting brain tumour. This introduced me at an early age to the horrors of cancer, the treatments…

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