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Amy is a 35 year-old woman raising two little boys, aged eight and four. Diagnosed with stage zero breast cancer at the age of thirty-two, she elected to have a double mastectomy with reconstruction. She talks about the loss of her cousin to Leukemia and how that impacted her decision to accelerate her end game through surgery. She advocates for gene testing as a way to make a more informed decision and offer information to family members going forward.

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ContributorAmy, 35Read Full Bio

Biography

Amy is a 35 year-old woman raising two little boys, aged eight and four. Diagnosed with stage zero breast cancer at the age of thirty-two, she elected to have a double mastectomy with reconstruction. She talks about the loss of her cousin to Leukemia and how that impacted her decision to accelerate her end game through surgery. She advocates for gene testing as a way to make a more informed decision and offer information to family members going forward.

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Watch Amy talk about pain management after beast surgery as well as her recovery from breast reconstruction with tissue expanders, permanent implants and nipple reconstruction.

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