Meg Reyes: Latina Cancer Survivor


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Meg Reyes, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the early age of 33.

“I was only required to have a lumpectomy,” she says, “but because of the tumor size my doctors were very aggressive in my treatment and removed 16 lymph nodes,”

With the support of her family and co-workers Megan survived breast cancer.

10+ years after, she’s an unofficial counselor for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients, she has lost 150 pounds, has lived in Germany and England and has hosted a Japanese exchange student.

[Survivorship means]“living life even after something challenging happened in your life experience. It doesn’t have to be cancer, it can be anything that you survived and how you deal with those adverse action,” Reyes said.

Read Meg’s full story on Redes en Accion’s Nuestras Historias.

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