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Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story

How Intermountain Healthcare can help you prevent, detect, and treat breast cancer

A breast cancer survivor shares her story about the importance of early detection.

Yasmen Simonian is grateful for the expertise of her doctor.

Simonia has had yearly mammography exams and has practiced self examinations.

Her test results have been positive. But, early detection techniques by her physician, Dr. Brett Parkinson of Intermountain Health Care discovered a problem. "He saw something suspicious and called me back," said Simonia.

Article Reviewed: June 22, 2012
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