Lynda McNutt describes surving stage IV breast cancer and her son's survival of testicular cancer.
Lynda McNutt had been doing everything right: She ate healthily and exercised regularly.
She wanted to improve her health, especially since her father’s death a few years earlier from prostate cancer and stroke complications.
So when the news of her breast cancer diagnosis came a day before her 37th wedding anniversary in 2003, Lynda was shocked.
“It’s like you’ve been punched in the gut,” she says, “because you don’t really know what to expect.”
Lynda would learn her cancer was stage IV, having spread to both breasts and her liver.
She didn’t yet know the