October 12, 2011

ZeBell focusing on life instead of aggressive cancer


When Judy ZeBell learned in 2006 that her breast cancer had returned, she didn’t want to know too many of the details or hear any of the worst-case scenarios. Especially since her kind of cancer — HER2-positive, which accounts for about 20 percent of breast cancers — grows and spreads the fastest…In HER2-positive breast cancer, the cells have too many HER2 genes, and the excess protein is thought to make cancer cells grow and divide more quickly, according to the Mayo Clinic.

The Republic, by Chrissy Alspaugh, 10/12/11

Tags: Breast Cancer

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