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Prevention gets personal for Mandy Stahre

On April 29 Mandy Stahre boarded a plane for Washington, D.C. As an advocate for the National Breast Cancer Coalition, she was traveling to meet with members of the Minnesota Congressional delegation.

It was a big day by any account, but the departure date on Stahre’s boarding pass carried extra significance. It marked exactly one year since she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. On that day a year ago, Stahre became one of several women in her immediate family, in four consecutive generations, to receive a breast cancer diagnosis.

After undergoing surgery, she had to decide whether to begin chemotherapy. The treatment guidelines for her type of cancer weren’t clear-cut and the chemo could mean more complications than benefits. The epidemiology student called on all of her research skills to investigate.

Read more in Advances Magazine.

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