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Building Breast Cancer Awareness in Arizona: Holly’s Story

April 2, 2019

Building Breast Cancer Awareness in Arizona: Holly’s Story

By: Lori McNeill

Holly Rose’s Story

Holly Rose had just turned 39 when she read a Facebook post from a longtime friend reminding readers to give themselves a breast self-exam. She hadn’t been planning to schedule her first mammogram until she was 40, and she was not in the habit of performing breast self-exams to check for signs of breast cancer. Yet, after seeing that post, she did perform a self-exam ... and found a large lump.

It was breast cancer.

“I’d caught it early enough to save my breast, and more importantly, my life,” said Holly. 

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Surviving, Thriving, & Empowering Others: Sherri’s Story

February 11, 2019

Surviving, Thriving, & Empowering Others: Sherri’s Story

One breast cancer survivor’s story of turning a personal patient solution into a community solution

By: Lori McNeill

Sherri’s Story

“I was shocked.” This, perhaps not surprisingly, was Sherri Romanoski’s response to being told back in 2000, at the age of 48, that she had breast cancer.

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