“I have never been sick a day of my life. I don't smoke, I rarely drink. Breast cancer does not run in my family,” Sidner said on CNN's air. “And yet here I am with stage 3 breast cancer. It is hard to say out loud.”
According to The Hill, Sidner says she is in her second month of chemotherapy and plans to undergo radiation and a double mastectomy.
“Seeing the kind of suffering going on where I was and seeing people still live through the worst thing that has ever happened to them with grace and kindness, I was blown away by their resilience,” she told People Magazine as part of an interview published Monday. “In some weird way, it helped me with my own perspective on what I am going to be facing.”
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