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June 25, 2013

Mothers are the best at nagging. And I never thought I’d say this, but thank god my mom was there to nag me on the daily otherwise I may have never got this done. My mom ended up telling my sister-in-law Amelie, about the lump in my breast because she is actually a nurse and wanted her advice. Amelie sent my mom and I the phone number and address of a private clinic in downtown Montreal called Radiology Varad. She said if I booked an appoint...

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There she grows!

April 4, 2013

Luckily, I had a Pap test scheduled in April, which made it convenient for me to talk about my lump once more. A few weeks before this appointment, I noticed it was actually growing. Not only was it growing, but I also felt like the bumps were spreading around my nipple area. I started to feel a second smaller lump towards the bottom left side my breast. That’s when I started to worry about it even more. At this appointment, I admitted to the ...

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Just a cyst!

November 11, 2012

My doctor’s appointment in November was just for a general check up, but I made sure to mention the lump in my breast. As soon as I mentioned it to my family doctor, she confidently told me that it was normal for women in their 20s to sometimes develop lumps in the breast due to hormones, extra fibers and fat. She said it could easily be a cyst. She examined my breast and declared, “Ah yeah, no worries. That’s definitely just a cyst!” ...

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What’s that Bump?

September 1, 2012

It’s so hard to remember exactly when I felt the lump on my left breast. Approximately 9 months ago, I recall being in the shower, soaping my chest and feeling this hard marble like feeling at the top right of my breast. I remember immediately feeling a shiver down my spine as soon as I felt it, but that awkward feeling only lasted a split second and I told myself, it must be nothing! My first reaction was that my pectoral mucless were sore ...

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