Susan had a mammogram in 1990 and found a tumor which resulted in getting a mastectomy.
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My name is Susan Sangwineti living a normal life. In 1990, I had a baseline mammogram. We found a tumor. I had a mastectomy. We went through for BEAM chemo with my five years survivor. I was leaving free. Sixteen years later, I started to have a lot of back pain and her pain going down my legs and we found the tumor on my spine so we start the chemotherapy in March 1, 2004. I went through radiation July 2, 2004. I went into St. Francis Hospital for what I thought was routine back surgery that had tumor removed and ended at 19 days because my lungs filled up with fluid and then I had blood infection and have been going to chemo every since. The cancer just keeps moving around but I’m still here. I have custody of my five year old grand daughter, raising her. I have an excellent support group my husband. We’ve been married for 21 years and stuck through me the whole time and we have two daughters and just I’m a survivor. I got keep going everyday and that’s what it’s all about. I’ve lived without here more to last four years and to live with here and it’s a battle but it’s my battle. I have three brothers and a sister and it’s my burn that I carry for him. Mom and dad both passed away in 2005 so this is to them and just keep fighting don’t give up everyday.