Breast Cancer Survivor Ellie Agresta advices women to check themselves standing up.
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Ellie Agresta: I was diagnosed in April and kind of mastectomy in May. I finished with chemo on Tuesday, this past Tuesday and I’m doing great. I’m doing really well. I have been checked every six months I have a family history of cancer. Every female in my family has had breast cancer for four generations so I’ve been checked and I had been checking my self lying down and I checked myself standing up which I haven’t done in a while and I found the lump. Fortunately I was scheduled for my six months to next week so we found it. We found it early now but it was really good and you have to self check not only lying down but standing up there. It’s different ways to check because it can hide.
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