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'Make every day count': Words that a cancer survivor lives by

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[Star Tribune, June 04, 2014] Twenty-five years ago, Doris Schulte was saying her goodbyes, preparing to die. Diagnosed with small- cell lung cancer, she was told she had nine to 12 months to live.

Then, in the spring of 1992, she received some surprising news: “The doctor said, ‘I don’t know what happened. The cancer is gone,’ ” she said.

Dr. Joseph Leach, an oncologist with the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute, said cases like Schulte’s are very rare. Read the entire story at startribune.com.

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