THAT girl thinks that since cancer does not run in her family, she has no reason to worry.
THAT girl thinks that everyone will die anyway so why worry.
THAT girl has lumpy breasts so chances are the new lump she feels is no big deal.
THAT girl drinks caffeine and thinks that is the reason for lump she feels.
THAT girl has a lump that hurts but everyone knows that breast cancer lumps do not hurt.
THAT girl thinks that she is too young to worry about breast cancer.
THAT girl thinks that breast cancer is a white girl’s disease.
THAT girl thinks that since she gets yearly mammograms, there is no need for monthly self-examinations.
THAT girl does not want to know because a diagnosis means death anyway.
THAT girl thinks that she cannot get low-cost mammograms because she has no insurance.
THAT girl is secretly scared of the thought of having her breasts compressed flat like a pancake.
THAT girl is really afraid of the unknown.
THAT girl is frozen by the thought of being diagnosed … what if it is cancer?
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