Saskia’s Discovery

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Saskia is a 36 year-old woman born in Nicaragua and currently working with low income families to support their kids in the education process. Upon discovering a lump, she began her breast cancer journey. Preserving her breasts were important to her. Therefore, her medical protocol included chemotherapy, a lumpectomy and radiation. She and her husband had not had children prior to cancer and needed to make some very important decisions in the area of family planning. She goes onto talk about her experiences and side effects like hair loss, digestive issues, and skin irritation from radiation. She was blessed to have her husband as her advocate and an extremely supportive family. In addition, she shares her positive experience from the support she received from work.

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ContributorSaskia, 36Read Full Bio

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Saskia is a 36 year-old woman born in Nicaragua and currently working with low income families to support their kids in the education process. Upon discovering a lump, she began her breast cancer journey. Preserving her breasts were important to her. Therefore, her medical protocol included chemotherapy, a lumpectomy and radiation. She and her husband had not had children prior to cancer and needed to make some very important decisions in the area of family planning. She goes onto talk about her experiences and side effects like hair loss, digestive issues, and skin irritation from radiation. She was blessed to have her husband as her advocate and an extremely supportive family. In addition, she shares her positive experience from the support she received from work.

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Saskia is a 36 year-old woman born in Nicaragua and currently working with low income families to support their kids in the education process. Upon discovering a lump, she began her breast cancer journey. Preserving her breasts were important to her. Therefore, her medical protocol included chemotherapy, a lumpectomy and radiation. She and her husband had not had children prior to cancer and needed to make some very important decisions in the area of family planning. She goes onto talk about her experiences and side effects like hair loss, digestive issues, and skin irritation from radiation. She was blessed to have her husband as her advocate and an extremely supportive family. In addition, she shares her positive experience from the support she received from work.

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