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News Thu Sep 06 2012

Teen Author Judy Blume Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

From her blog: "I have to thank Dr. S, the radiologist who's been doing my mammograms for 20 years. If she hadn't decided I should have a sonogram because of dense breast tissue we still wouldn't know. ...As I've told my friends who've also been treated for breast cancer, I've joined The Club...I'm part of this Sisterhood of the Traveling Breast Cells (apologies to Ann Brashares). Medical diagnoses can leave you feeling alone and scared. When it comes to breast cancer you're not alone, and scary though it is, there's a network of amazing women to help you through it."

 
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