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When Sheri Halal learnt she had cancer in her right breast last October, she decided to deal with the diagnosis in a very radical way. She opted to have surgery and remove both breasts as a preventive strike against the cancer.

The Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.

“Carry on and make the best of it.” A diagnosis of breast cancer can devastate even the strongest woman but one survivor of the disease is encouraging victims to stay positive.

Author Dave Pelzer once said, “You can be a victim of cancer, or a survivor of cancer. It’s a mindset” – words that breast cancer survivor Nia Sampson (not her real name) lives by.

Towards the end of the second day of her chemotherapy treatment, breast cancer survivor Sheri Halal started to feel a little strange. By the third day the treatment had weakened her system so much she could not leave her bed.



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