Behind the Pink Ribbon
Jennifer Craig | Unsupportive Partner, Divorce, & Becoming a Single Mom
Aug 13, 2019 · 33 min
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Jennifer Craig, a 7-year breast cancer survivor, joined us on the podcast to share her breast cancer journey. She was diagnosed at the age of 33 years with ductal carcinoma in-situ with micro invasion. Jennifer went to her doctor looking to get some diet pills, which led to a series of tests. When prescribed a prolactin test, she began lactating green discharge from her nipples. She knew that something was not right. Despite being told that there was no need for a mammogram, Jennifer advocated that one be completed, which led to a biopsy and a diagnosis of breast cancer. Jennifer shares her story through her diagnosis and treatments, and how cancer has changed her. She shares that her kids were a major source of support for her.

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Jennifer was diagnosed in August 2012 at the age of 33 with ductal carcinoma in-situ with micro-invasion. She described her cancer as early stage but very aggressive. There is no family history of cancer; however, her mother was diagnosed with can…
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