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Old 03-01-2006, 04:55 PM   #1
 
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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.
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Old 03-01-2006, 05:46 PM   #2
 
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I hope you are doing well.
I never miss my annual mammo and pap. So easy. So important.
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Old 03-01-2006, 07:24 PM   #3
 
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Thanks Munchkin....

I'm sorry to hear you went thru that, but so happy you are doing well today.
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Old 03-01-2006, 10:07 PM   #4
 
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I had one when I was 35, I think my next one is when I turn 40.
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Old 03-02-2006, 04:51 AM   #5
 
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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.
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Old 03-02-2006, 04:21 PM   #6
 
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Thanks for the reminder, and I'm glad too that you're doing well.
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Old 03-03-2006, 06:56 PM   #7
 
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Im having mine next Thursday, March 9.
Im very very glad you are doing well.
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