A few weeks after giving birth to her baby girl, at the end of 2020, Laura felt a lump in her right breast.
, her gynecologist assured her,
it's because of breastfeeding, the breasts change a lot.
So Laura forgot about it.
But the ball was still there.
And after a few months, she had grown.
Return to the gynecologist three months after the first concerns.
This time, the doctor prescribes examinations: mammography, ultrasound and biopsy.
The diagnosis falls: it is a triple negative breast cancer - a particularly aggressive form - at a fairly advanced stage.
After a year of particularly trying treatments, Laura is finally out of the woods.
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