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Job-Changeby Jennifer Luce, CKN Life After Cancer Editor

My cancer journey began before I was even aware of it. In the summer of 2006 I had been referred to a specialist to see what was going on as I had a lot of pregnancy type symptoms such as nausea, increased urination, weight gain and fatigue. After a simple physical exam, I was sent off with forms for emergency surgery to remove a large mass attached to my right ovary. I went back to work that afternoon and told my boss that I would be scheduled for surgery and off work to recover for about six weeks.

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