BY Maegan Watford

When I was diagnosed with stage IB invasive ductal carcinoma — a type of breast cancer — in at age 36, my husband and I were clueless as to what to do. Should I stay in my small hometown to receive treatment or go somewhere else? What would be the best decision for me — and us — to keep me around for the people I love?

I have a fantastic doctor here in southern Alabama, but he didn’t have much experience with breast cancer, so...

Breast cancer survivor Maegan Watford