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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

WINDBER – For all the research advances and new technology, breast cancer treatment boils down to removing the tumors with surgery and killing whatever cells remain with radiation and medicines.

Survivor Stories

Mary Ellen Bambrey, a government contractor who spent more than 20 years living in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore moved to her getaway home in Alum Bank in 2007. Although she was away from family and friends when she was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, Bambrey said many sent emails, visited, called and stayed with her during the next few months of her journey.