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New mother part of local clinical trial

Kristen Louis was nine weeks pregnant at the time her breast cancer was diagnosed. After three lumpectomies that led eventually to a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation, she is part of the NATALEE phase III clinical trial.

Surgery reduces risk of cancer for young mother

Because of her family history of cancer, Daisy Valencia took a genetic test. When it came back BRCA positive, Valencia knew her options. She had a double mastectomy, and after reconstructive breast surgery in December, she will have a hysterectomy.

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