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Endometrial Cancer Survivor Shares Words of Wisdom: 'Pay Attention to Your Symptoms'

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Photo of endometrial cancer survivor, Sonia Thornton.
Sonia Thornton

Concerned patient listening to her doctor.
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Facts about endometrial cancer


Mother with cancer and her daughter.
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Family history: A risk factor that hits close to home


Surgeons operating.
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Sonia’s first surgery for endometrial cancer


Scientist looking through a microscope.
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What genetic testing revealed


Menopause symptoms.
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Endometrial cancer recovery: Tougher than anticipated


Mother playing basketball with her children.
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Returning to physical activity after cancer treatment


Woman delivering a meal to her friend's house.
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Ask for help and accept it


Woman undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
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For some, treatment extends beyond surgery


Mother and three sons.
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Concern about the future


Woman describing her symptoms to her doctor.
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Know the symptoms


Stephanie Stephens

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Stephanie Stephens is a very experienced digital journalist, audio/video producer and host who covers health, healthcare and health policy, along with celebrities and their health, for a variety of publications, websites, networks, content agencies and other distinctive clients. Stephanie was accepted to THREAD AT YALE for summer 2018 to author and produce an investigative series. She is also active in the animal welfare community.