Becky, a colon cancer survivor, shares her experience dealing with cancer.
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Becky Moran: My name is Becky Moran, I was diagnosed the July before that for colon cancer. It was a total fluke I'm a very healthy eater, very healthy person and I was going for I have to go, I have B12 shots every month so I always talk to my doctor and she asked if anything is going on and I thought that I might have an ulcer. So she set me for an upper endoscopy and she said while you are at it, go ahead and have a colonoscopy and I was 48 at that time, so it wasn't time for me to get a colonoscopy Now probably wouldn't have even had one at 50, just one of those things so I went to have it and and they found one polyp and I didn't think anything other when the doctor came out, I just waited for the call and I was getting right to leave town the following Tuesday, and I got a call from the doctor's office and they want to talk to me and I went in and they told me I had colon cancer, which never expected that because I didn't have any symptoms, I've nobody in my family that I knew of it and had ever had it. So it was kind of unusual but the year before that my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer. So we had just finished the whole thing with him and then here I've go but he's doing fabulous and he was so funny through the whole thing and just so up being that kept me going and I'm a real labwire all the time myself so I just couldn't let that get me down and I had lost a lady that I knew that one she was 41 and she passed away about 2 weeks before I was diagnosed with colon cancer. She had died of colon cancer. So and then my friend's mom had died of colon cancer about a year before that so I just thought it was like way, bye everybody, but I with my husband's positive outlook and I have my sister-in-law have a friend who had had it when she was in her right 20s and she's still here she's fine, she teaches school so that kind of kept me going and my support of all my friends and my church and my family and just everybody was just rallying behind me and I've seen my husband go through what he went through. We just were true like the poster couple for cancer when I were about. I have scans a couple of weeks ago and everything is clear I've had a colonoscopy and I don't think I have to get another one those for 3 years but I have CT scans every 3 months and so far so good and I feel great.
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