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Cancer Survivor Finds Peace with New Lifestyle

Sandra Theriault was diligent in scheduling her mammograms and in 2017 when her mammogram showed clear she had a feeling that she should follow the instructions on the form for those with a history of dense tissue to have an ultrasound.

Today she is grateful for that “feeling” as the ultrasound showed that she had early-stage breast cancer.

She had a lumpectomy to remove the tumor followed by chemotherapy and radiation.

“I wanted all my care in one place and chose UConn Health,” says Theirault.

At the UConn Health Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center she was a patient

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