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August Survivor of the Month
"Normal" is a sense of familiarity that guides each person's life in a different way. What one person finds to be typical can, to another, appear entirely extraordinarily. Normal is a concept that brings comfort, like a warm blanket, lending us a sense of what is safe and expected. But for some, like August's Survivor of the Month, Janie Clay, the idea of what is normal can change dramatically when they expect it the least. For some people, "normal" will never again mean the same thing..
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July Survivor of the Month
In boxing it is said that the greatest matches produce the sport’s most enduring champions. Life is like this too sometimes. In the fall of 2007, July’s Survivor of the Month, Bernita Smith, was preparing for her for the fight of her life. Through this battle, she would learn about persistence and grit, determination and bravery. She would learn that sometimes the most courageous thing that a person can do is to simply get out of bed and refuse to give up. Like a seasoned prize-fighter, Bernita would emerge from this bout in victory, and in doing so become an inspiration to countless others. Her fight began seven years ago on Labor Day, and her opponent was breast cancer..
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June Survivor of the Month
For some, the news of a diagnosis with breast cancer arrives amid a myriad of symptoms and concerns. For others however, the disease slips into their lives like an uninvited guest, lurking silently in the background as the patients go about their normal lives. June’s Survivor of the Month, Crystal Higgins, knows well about the unexpected cruelty of a disease that can arrive without warning and change a person’s life forever. Crystal’s story would begin during a routine doctor’s visit, but would take her on a journey that would be anything but ordinary..
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Banking on a Promise

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Breast Cancer in Women Younger than 40
Breast cancer is rare in younger women. Even so, young women may worry about their risk of breast cancer now and in the future. Our latest Komen Perspectives article covers breast cancer basics for younger women, including risk, risk factors and screening recommendations. Find out more.

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