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Katherine Lacaze - October 2015
Lois Fitzpatrick was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995 and underwent numerous surgeries and treatments. In 1997, she was asked to testify on two state bills related to cancer while working as a lobbyist for the Montana Library Association. From there she has worked for the American Cancer Society on changing public policy and legislation. Now she is the lead ambassador in Oregon for the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network.
“It’s just the right thing to do,” she said. “I feel I speak for those who cannot speak for themselves: those who are too sick, too afraid, too worried, who are dead and those who do know yet that they may have cancer.”
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Original source: www.dailyastorian.com