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Freedom to Do What She Loves on Peritoneal Dialysis
Keeping up with treatments and her loved ones
In 2016, Sandra was diagnosed with breast cancer. Despite that, she’s been able to keep up with her dialysis treatments and stay strong. Between her kidney doctor, her nurses, and her friends, Sandra has an excellent support network. Each year she visits Isla Palms in Charleston, South Carolina with her six sorority sisters. It’s a tradition that's very important to Sandra—and peritoneal dialysis helps make it possible for her to continue participating in the fun.
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