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Doctors praise Casey DeSantis' openness about breast cancer diagnosis

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Doctors praise Casey DeSantis' openness about breast cancer diagnosis

Doctors praise Casey DeSantis' openness about breast cancer diagnosis

According to the CDC, 12.9% of women born in America will develop some form of breast cancer during their lives.

On Monday, Gov.

DeSantis announced that Florida's First Lady Casey DeSantis has breast cancer.


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