A triple negative breast cancer diagnosis means that the offending tumor is estrogen receptor-negative, progesterone receptor-negative and HER2-negative.
Nancy felt the lump herself but a mammogram and ultrasound could find nothing.
"The hardest part about it was trying to get anybody to take me very seriously, cause I knew something was wrong and I probably spent a good year and a half trying to convince anybody else that something was wrong," Nancy says.
She eventually demanded her doctors remove the lump and that's when they found the cancer.
"You have to know yourself and be your own advocate because nobody else will do it for you," Nancy says.
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