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Cancer survivor walks long road to health

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a breast-cancer survivor. My problem started in July 2001. My back was in severe pain. Six and a half months later, I could not walk. An MRI proved that I had a tumor in my T-9 vertebra, and the vertebra was cracked and causing spinal-cord injury. The vertebra was removed. The original site of the cancer was in my right breast. The tumor in the breast had spread to my spine. I was asked how long I had the dimple in the right breast. Having large breasts, I ignored this dimple for a while, until ...

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