Breast Cancer Awareness: Stephanie Jackson

Breast Cancer Awareness

Stephanie Jackson is a breast cancer survivor. She turned 40 in 2019. That year she did not have a mammogram. The following year it was delayed because of the pandemic.

In January, she went to get one. That’s when she found out she had breast cancer.

She had a lumpectomy and radiation. She is now on a 5-year course of radiation.

Stephanie is now cancer free.

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