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As I’m sure you can imagine, having your fear of cancer confirmed can be life-altering.
It was an awful blow for Frances Reibin, 64, mother and grandmother of eight when she was diagnosed with colorectal cancer this past winter.
Unfortunately Frances’ family has a history of colorectal cancer. This put her on the list to receive home screening tests from CancerCare Manitoba. The results of Frances’ test triggered the need for a procedure, an invasive colonoscopy.
Staring out the window on the flight from her home community of Flin Flon to receive her test results in Winnipeg, Frances tried to prepare herself for the worst.