Through the storm and the rain ... I'm a survivor
October 29, 2020
Misty Nilson is of the opinion that women should take their breast cancer screenings seriously, especially if they have a family history of the disease.
The 54-year-old Ewing woman has been free of breast cancer for four years as of this October, which also happens to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Because breast cancer runs in her family, Nilson began to undergo yearly screenings for the disease during her late 30s.
The American Cancer Society and other similar organizations recommend women should consider starting annual screenings at age 40.
Nilson recalled going, in September 2016, t...