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How to support breast cancer survivors [Video]

A breast cancer survivor is defined as a person who was diagnosed with the disease at any point. Here are ways you can support them in each season.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A breast cancer survivor is defined as a person who was diagnosed with the disease at any point.

"I think it is important during this month to also recognize the breast cancer survivors that are among us," Kaiser Permanente Breast Health Specialists Dr. Claudia De Young said as Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close. "There are women who are in remission or hurt or potentially cured and there are women living with metastatic disease and taking this opportunity to recognize those living with breast cancer, I think is very important."

Survivor Perlita Lopez, a single mother to two boys, was diagnosed with a rare type of breast cancer four years ago when she was only 37 years old.

"I think that …

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