Barbara had been experiencing numbness and tingling in her hands and feet for a while, and doing research one day, she learned that "peripheral neuropathy" could be a symptom of cancer. The next morning, she felt a lump in her breast. By the time her doctor diagnosed her with breast cancer, Barbara was expecting it.
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