The Huntsville Times
Dr. Debra Moriarity knew about breast cancer before it knew about her.
As a member of the biology faculty at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Moriarity studied breast cancer and had long decided that, with the knowledge she had gained, she wouldn't hesitate to undergo a double mastectomy should the cancer ever find her.
And when it did in 2005, Moriarity said "it was odd" being a victim of the disease she had studied.
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