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When I Heard 'Cancer'

We spoke with breast cancer survivors about their reactions to hearing their diagnoses and the word "cancer."

By Cliff Judy | September 29, 2015

According to the American Cancer Society, one out of every eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime.

Newsy spoke with breast cancer survivors about their reactions to hearing their diagnoses and the word "cancer."

Included in this video are:

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—Nancy Morris: Diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2015

—Shelly Silvey: Diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2013, currently cancer-free

—Suzy Thompson: Diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2008, currently in remission

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