Laura Rasmussen | Frozen Pea in My Boob
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Laura Rasmussen, a 17-year breast cancer survivor, was in the podcast studio today to talk about her experience with breast cancer. She was diagnosed with stage 2, type 2 breast cancer at the age of 41 years. Laura had a clean mammogram in January but in August that year, she recalls crossing her arms and finding what she described as a "frozen pea". Laura underwent a lumpectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation. Laura talked about the struggles she experienced during her treatments with exhaustion, sores on her head and in her mouth, and going into medical menopause. She openly shares how medical menopause impacted the intimacy with her husband and how she feels that it may have been part of the reason for their eventual divorce. Laura shares the impact that having a support system and support group had in her recovery.

Show Notes:

Laura was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 41. Laura had gone in for a routine mammogram in January 200, which indicated no concerns. She had just s…
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