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October 3, 2012

'I just knew right away something was wrong'


“I have older friends who are supposed to start (going for mammograms), and I insist that they go because you never know,” she said. “I didn’t expect it when I started my 30s, either.”

To our readers:

Today The Salem News kicks off a campaign in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Please look for stories throughout October, as well as a special section inserted into the newspaper on Oct. 16. This campaign is supported by very generous business leaders and corporate partners, whose messages will appear throughout the month. A sincere thank you for their support of this community campaign.

Karen Andreas



Join our breast cancer awareness campaign

It's not too late to be part of the Salem News' Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign. We are looking for North Shore residents who have battled or are battling breast cancer, who have been otherwise touched by this disease, and who would like to share their stories. Your stories will be used in our special news coverage this month, both in print and online at If you are interested in sharing your story, or would like more information, contact Cheryl Lecesse at or 978-338-2664.

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