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Cancer free, Dawn Lovelace relates her experience

Support of CMC hasn’t wavered


Dawn Lovelace had none of the risk factors for breast cancer. She got it anyway.

“I’m a woman … that’s my risk factor,” she said in a recent interview.

The nurse and midwife, who basically founded the obstetrics program at Coulee Medical Center 23 years ago, took her own medical advice and went in to CMC for a screening mammogram in January of 2017.

“Unreality,” she said of the news. “The sinking in was very hard.”

By the following September, Lovelace had had four surgeries.

“I’m fine. I’m cancer free,” she said in July.

She decided to “embrace the ‘going flat...

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