STILLWATER, Oklahoma -- Stillwater Mayor Gina Noble was participating in a cancer PSA television shoot when the unthinkable happened.
While undergoing a mammogram with brand new 3D technology, Noble found out she had breast cancer.
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Though the news was obviously daunting, Noble has a positive outlook on her diagnosis because of its early detection. It caught her cancer at the absolute earliest stage.
"I feel very fortunate that I was sitting on the board, they thought of me to do this. That week I'm in there, that week I'm diagnosed," Noble said.
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Now, Noble hopes her public story will encourage other women to make a similar decision to get tested--and potentially save their own lives.
In the meantime, she and all other women fighting breast cancer are in our thoughts and prayers as we wish them a full recovery.
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