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20 Years Cancer Free - A message of hope

Hi there I hope this message is allowed. 20 years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had ducal carcinoma with one infected lymph node. I had four rounds of chemotherapy - followed by mastectomies and another four rounds of chemotherapy. Treatment was tough. I was a young mom with two little ones at home that needed me. I was scared and felt alone. I spent a lot of time on forums looking for hope.

This is a message of hope. My kids are grown now. I have had a long life after breast cancer and so will you.

My heart ❤️ is with you.


Feel free to contact me if you need someone to chat with


  • lw422
    lw422 Member Posts: 1,375
    edited May 2022

    What a great post, Christina. Thanks for taking the time. I hope you continue to live a long and healthy life.

  • moderators
    moderators Posts: 7,685
    edited May 2022

    Cristina, we're super glad to read this. Welcome to and thank you for sharing. This is always so inspiring! Please, keep us posted on how you're doing. We want to continue to hear from you.

    Warm wishes,

    The Mods

  • juju-mar
    juju-mar Member Posts: 200
    edited May 2022

    thank you for sharing!


  • calinana4
    calinana4 Member Posts: 14
    edited May 2022

    Thank you for your uplifting post

  • hn
    hn Member Posts: 31

    Wonderful!! Thanks for sharing! Did you make any lifestyle changes post your diagnosis and treatment?