Kim Durham of Ocean Isle Beach was 38 when she found a lump in her breast during self-examination.
The lump didn’t show up on a mammogram, and after doctors performed a biopsy, she was told it was benign.
She was given two choices—she could have it removed or she could wait and see if anything changed.
“The only way you’re going to save your own life is to advocate,” Durham said. “And we’re all living much longer because of early detection.”
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