Dealing with mortal fear. Will I dodge the breast cancer bullet?

Lisa Shanahan
Aug 25, 2016 · 6 min read
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Home alone, I flip through the stack of mail on the bar in the kitchen. Hmm…my mammogram results. Letter good, phone call bad, I think, slitting the envelope from SIRA Imaging Center and unfolding the letter.

Dear Ms. Shanahan:

You recent screening mammogram performed on March 29, 2016, showed a finding that requires additional