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I was betrayed by my body – a melanoma skin cancer story – CBC Sports

I was betrayed by my body – a melanoma skin cancer story – CBC Sports

Capturing a silver medal at the World Games was a career-high for Canadian trampoline athlete Tamara O’Brien. (International Gymnastics Federation)Tamara O’Brien a Canadian trampoline athlete who was performing at the highest competitive level. She was working hard towards her dream but one day she noticed a lump in her neck and then it was as if her worst nightmare had come true. “I was profoundly dumbfounded. I thought I was dreaming. How could I have cancer? I’m 20, I’m an athlete and I’m healthy,” she said. O’Brien was diagnosed with skin cancer, melanoma, while she was in the midst of preparing for the world championships. Click here to read O’Brien’s story on how she battled skin cancer.

Credit: cbc.ca

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