I just feel incredibly lucky


Janet’s Cancer Survivor Story:
In the spring of 2013, when I was 54 and thought I was pretty much through menopause, I started having unusual sporadic bleeding in the form of mini periods that happened every few weeks for about three months. I thought it was just another part of menopause and when it stopped, I forgot about it. I was in good health and didn’t have any pain, so I didn’t think there was anything to worry about.

At the end of that year, I saw my gynecologist for my regular Pap test and, almost as an afterthought, mentioned the bleeding. She looked at me with concern and said, “Bleeding is unusual for someone at your age. Let’s find out what’s going on.” She immediately ordered an ultrasound. As soon I got home from the test, my husband told me the doctor had already called. I called her back and that’s when I found out there was a five-centimeter mass on my right ovary......
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