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Since it was a year ago March 7

munchkinmunchkin Posts: 2,909Registered Users
that I had my mammogram detecting my breast cancer, I just want to encourage all of you over 40 curlies to get one. I attribute my good fortune in dealing with this to early detection and am now a strong advocate for mammograms. If I can encourage even one of you, I will be happy.

Btw, Sheryl Crow's breast cancer and the treatment she is receiving seem to parallel mine. I didn't have to have chemo either.
3b/c

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  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,250Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    munchkin
    I hope you are doing well.
    I never miss my annual mammo and pap. So easy. So important.
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  • LotsawavesLotsawaves Posts: 8,660Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Thanks Munchkin....

    I'm sorry to hear you went thru that, but so happy you are doing well today.
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  • gekko422gekko422 Posts: 4,869Registered Users
    I had one when I was 35, I think my next one is when I turn 40.
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  • munchkinmunchkin Posts: 2,909Registered Users
    I do want to say too that they stress getting mammograms at 40 but especially once you go through menopause. From all I have read there seems to be a correlation between menopause, estrogen, and breast cancer which is why so many older women seem to get it. So especially at this time of our life is it important.
    3b/c
  • mandyvmandyv Posts: 2,437Registered Users
    Thanks for the reminder, and I'm glad too that you're doing well.
    3c
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  • maria_imaria_i Posts: 1,760Registered Users
    I´m having mine next Thursday, March 9.
    I´m very very glad you are doing well.
    3a/b, CG mostly.
    Mexico City.
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