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Hurley woman celebrates five years of good health


October 27, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

Kathy Santini is in the pink in Ironwood's Downtown Art Park on Friday.


HURLEY - Kathy Santini will celebrate her fifth anniversary next month. It's been five years since a mammogram revealed she had breast cancer.

Santini said she'd been getting mammograms annually "for years," and the one in November of 2013 showed she had ductal carcinoma in situ, which she said means the cancer had not spread beyond the spot in which it was found.

"If you have to get cancer," she said, "that's the kind to get."

She said breast cancer did not run in her family (her mom is 94) and that no symptoms had occurred. "I was 69 when I got it,...

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