She knows 8 to 9 percent of women will develop breast cancer. This year in Georgia, Passoff said, 6, women will be diagnosed and 1, will die of the disease. Passoff knows about living with breast cancer. She knows because she has it. Passoff got the diagnosis in She recovered with treatment, but more than six years ago, she was diagnosed again with stage four breast cancer, which has no cure.
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