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Your Breast Cancer Diagnosis Is Not Your Prognosis

Published on January 9, 2020

Triple-negative breast cancer survivor Maimah Karmo, Founder of the TigerLily Foundation, shares her breast cancer diagnosis story. After receiving a false negative screening 13 years ago, Maimah is now cancer-free and utilizing her own experience to push the needle forward, help instill life-saving habits in women and encourage patients to be their own advocate. Here, she discusses the importance of breast exams and breast health, knowing your body and being able to recognize changes. Maimah also touches on the value of a healthy patient-doctor relationship built on trust and mutual respect. Watch now to hear her perspective as a breast cancer patient advocate .

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