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Thank you. I think part of the problem is one of my closest friends had breast cancer around 15 years ago and was miserable from the chemo. That is what is stuck in my mind and I try to understand that many changes/advances have been made in the last 15 years but I still get leery about the whole thing.   Read more…

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