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MaryEllen's Journey - a 5-part breast cancer video series from Mayo Clinic (episode 3)

Posted by @MakalaJohnson in Breast Cancer, Jul 5, 2011

MaryEllen Sheppard knew something was wrong as soon as she felt a thickened patch of skin on her right breast. She didn't feel a lump, but knew the change was different enough to get it checked out. A mammogram and subsequent biopsy caught her by surprise. She had breast cancer. Looking to share her experience with other women coping with this disease, the 53-year-old mom (and new grandmother) from Tempe, Arizona, allowed a video crew from Mayo Clinic in Arizona to follow her on her journey.
In this latest installment of Mayo Clinic's multi-part video series, MaryEllen
and her sister Eileen speak about the hair loss and how a breast cancer diagnosis impacts a family.

Tags: tech, Breast Cancer, Matthew Clark PhD, MaryEllen Sheppard, hair loss, diagnosis

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