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Weslinne's Story: Diagnosed With Breast Cancer During COVID-19

Weslinne Cespedes talks about her stage III triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis in March 2020, how she juggled treatment and her wedding, and how cancer has changed her.
Nov 6, 2020
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Weslinne Cespedes, who lives in Brooklyn, was diagnosed with stage III triple-negative breast cancer at age 30 in March of this year, just as New York City was deciding when and what to shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listen to the podcast to hear Weslinne talk about:

  • how finding a lump in her breast led to her diagnosis

  • how the COVID-19 pandemic added to the stress of cancer treatment

  • how she started chemotherapy and planned her wedding during the pandemic

  • how she feels the diagnosis changed her

  • what she wants people to know

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Weslinne Cespedes

Weslinne Cespedes, who lives in Brooklyn, was diagnosed with stage III triple-negative breast cancer at age 30 in March, 2020.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:49 PM

 
 
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