Reblogging a post from c4yw.wordpress.com (the official blog of the Annual Conference for Women Affected by Breast Cancer). As another young woman with breast cancer, I have touched on the dangers of BPA and other chemicals linked to cancer a number of times in my blog. This post was written by Emily, a 10 year survivor who is educating others about environmental links to (breast) cancer.
Thank you, Emily — and thank you C4YW!
~L of cancerinmythirties.wordpress.com
C4YW is just a few weeks away, and we are excited to see all of the strong, thriving young women who are planning to attend! Today the C4YW Blog is happy to introduce Emily Cousins, another young woman working hard to better herself and other survivors for her first entry! Check back as Emily shares with us her insights on the studies of the environment and breast cancer. Be sure to visit the website and register for this year’s event in Seattle!
I was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was 32 years old and in the ninth-month of my first pregnancy. I urged my doctors to give me aggressive treatment because I wanted to live for my new baby. Since then, I have religiously done follow up exams, had screenings, and undergone biopsies. Now, 10 years later, I am considering removing my ovaries to reduce the amount of estrogen…
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