June 21, 2018 03:26 PM
One in eight. That's the number of women who will face breast cancer in their lifetime.
That's about 12 percent of all American women. News10NBC's Deanna Dewberry is in that 12 percent.
Just weeks ago, Deanna learned that she's facing breast cancer again.
On Wednesday on Bob Lonsberry's radio show on WHAM 1180, Deanna chatted about the diagnosis, how it's impacting her family , and the extraordinary support she has received from her church and work-family at News10NBC.
Bob asked Deanna how she learned that the cancer had returned.
"I am now facing my fourth cancer battle," Deanna said. "I found it like so many other cancer patients do. I just happened to find the lump. I had worked a 16 hour day at Channel 10. We had just aired my special report that night. I got home, absolutely exhausted, and I just happened to find the lump. So at this point, it's 11 o' clock at night and I'm staring at the ceiling and I knew what it was."
What followed was a series of diagnostic tests and chemo treatment, which began a week and a half ago.
News10NBC has decided to take everyone along for her treatment journey. We're calling the series of stories, 'Deanna's Discoveries."
The first will air Thursday, June 21 at 5:30 p.m. News10NBC will talk about chemo, emotional support, clinical trials, and much more.
Our hope is for the stories to inform, enlighten and most importantly provide hope for others facing a cancer journey.
Updated: June 21, 2018 03:26 PM
Created: June 20, 2018 05:51 PM
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