Fight like a girl: Local woman shares breast cancer survival story

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By Molly Haines

Performing a self-breast examination seemed like the right thing to do for then 37-year-old Ann Carter.
Although she had no history of breast cancer in her family, her 20-year-old niece had just discovered a lump which turned out to be a cyst — a fairly common discovery for women of all ages.
“You hear someone say, ‘Oh, I found a lump,’” Ann recalled. “So you check yourself, and when I did, I found it.”
Despite the discovery, Ann waited two months before deciding to go to the doctor.

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