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‘I’m Rising’: Susie Roden Kickstarts Fundraiser, While Facing Breast Cancer For Third Time

When Susie Roden treated herself to a belated birthday massage on Monday morning, it certainly felt relaxing, but also a bit odd — considering she could only lie on her side, not her stomach.

Just 11 days earlier, the president of the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital had endured a partial mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, navigating a third bout with breast cancer that comes exactly 30 years after her first.

And it has only reinforced why she’s dedicated her life’s work to the cause.

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