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    Loss (Lost loved one): Besides my Aunt, I've lost a few friends to cancer in the 11 years that I've been diagnosed, I lost my foster son Kevin in January of 2012, and my oldest brother is at the end of his journey as I type. He has brain cancer, God be with him...

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    Celebration (Remission): Have been in remission for at least 5 years now, I am happy......

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    Side Effects (Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)): Not too many side effects, I was amazed, just a little tired a times from the radiation, but I was able to function...

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    Radiation (External radiation ): I had to stop radiation for 2 weeks because my Aunt Bertha,(my father's sister) lost her battle to breast cancer. Poor woman she felt as though she was the reason I had got the cancer seeing that it had come from my father's side. I miss her so dearly sometimes....

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    Procedure or Surgery (Double Mastectomy): Because of my faith in God, my great family support, my great doctor, and of course my very good sense of humor, I was able to get through the period before and after the surgery.