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Topic: Podcast: Weslinne's Story: Diagnosed During COVID-19

Forum: All things COVID-19 or coronavirus —

A place to discuss the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on you and the ones you love.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2020 10:40AM

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Weslinne's Story: Diagnosed With Breast Cancer During COVID-19

October 14, 2020

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Weslinne Cespedes, who lives in Brooklyn, was diagnosed with stage III triple-negative breast cancer at age 30 in March of this year, just as New York City was deciding when and what to shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listen to the podcast to hear Weslinne talk about:

  • how finding a lump in her breast led to her diagnosis
  • how the COVID-19 pandemic added to the stress of cancer treatment
  • how she started chemotherapy and planned her wedding during the pandemic
  • how she feels the diagnosis changed her
  • what she wants people to know

Running time: 39:38

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