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The lady or the tiger: overcoming scanxiety

This week, we talk scanxiety with Ana Reyes. The single mum of two shares her cancer journey and her take on how to cope with the stress of scans, biopsies and cancer recurrence. Ana's story Ana began having abnormal pap tests with her first pregnancy at 27. She was later diagnosed with Stage 2 Cervical Adenocarcinoma in December 2015. I underwent laproscopic surgery to remove my fallopian tubes, and relocate my ovaries out of the field of radiation. I did 28 rounds of extern