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Learning Lessons from Cancer: 2014 Cancer Survivors Day

Original post made by D. Erickson, another community, on May 19, 2014

Mindi Cummins wasn’t even 40. She had never had a mammogram. Cancer didn’t run in her large family. So, when her nurse practitioner at Kaiser Permanente’s Walnut Creek Medical Center suggested a mammogram in late October of 2010 to “just check out” a lump she felt during an annual exam, the petite and vibrant Mindi wasn’t overly worried.

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