8 year survivor Polly Danos shares her story on how she found her lump before her doctor finding it in the mammogram.
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Polly Danos: My name is Polly Danos. August 24th, it's going to be 8 years. I'm from Cut Off, Louisiana. And, very important, breast examination, because I found my lump first, then I went to a doctor and they found, by the mammogram, taken mammograms and all. And they found it, and it's a half inch tumor. So they remove that and took chemo and radiation, and the whole nine yards. I had to honor to be chosen from our cancer center from Louisiana. Every year they pick one breast cancer survivor to come over here and do the race. I'm just here because they chose me, and it has been seven years that I'm in wondering, I always hare about it, they're having their relay over here. And I've been trying to find how to get here. And what I know, and I was speaking through the Chairman at the time about it, we’re talking about relays, how I like relays. And I sponsor all relays, Relay for Life and Race for the Cure and everything. And she made my dream come true, my wish come true to always to come here and chose me.
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