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Earlier this year, I heard a voice tell me to get the BRCA Gene Mutation test. A test that I had never gotten. My Aunt, who tested positive, was diagnosed and survived breast cancer 15 years ago. Since then, many family members have also tested positive. Maybe it is because I have always felt healthy, and honestly I didn't understand how high the risks are for developing breast and/or ovarian cancer with this mutation. So I listened to that voice, had the bloo...

We have an applicant right now that needs our help.  She is only 24 and engaged to be married.  Her and her husband to be have talked about how many children they wanted to have when she was diagnosed with cancer.  She has been working hard on her master's degree and they are living on one income while she is in school.  Her cancer diagnosis was devastating of itself but the thought of the treatment taking away her ability to have children was even more devast...

Imagine graduating from College or even high school and having a doctor tell you your test came back positive for cancer.  Let's see what are you doing at that age.  Thinking of what you want to be when you grow up?  Getting butterflies when you go out with your handsome boy friend?  Looking for the next party?  Dreaming of getting married?  How many kids do you want?  Yes that is what most kids are thinking but that ends abruptly when you are diagnosed with c...

After cancer you have to Let Go and trust in the Lord. Just like this picture of Layleigh hanging upside down with NO FEAR! Easier said then done. I was reminded talking to a friend that had testicular cancer at 32 and he said the hardest part was the depression for him after treatment.

Anyone that has been diagnosed with cancer and gone though treatment is a strong brave individual. Once treatment is over you have to find even More Strength and a New Normal.

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What do you do after being diagnosed with cancer in your teens, twenty's, or thirty's? Well besides spending lots of time with doctors or treatment you want to be a normal kid. You don't want people feeling sorry for you. You want to go hang out with your friends like you always have. Team Maggie girls out bowling and enjoying life and friendships, not thinking about their next treatment. Just being kids! This is the best medicine for re...

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