Breast Cancer Survivor Stories: Shelia Hayes

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Shelia Hayes was diagnosed with breast cancer on August 24, 2020 after getting a mammogram. She started her treatment with a chemo pill until her double mastectomy on October 22, 2020. She did opt to have reconstruction surgery. Shelia also battled Covid-19 and pneumonia during her recovery. But today, she is cancer free.

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