Brave nurse encourages women to have mammogram after her own breast cancer battle

A MT Druitt nurse has urged women to get regular mammograms after she was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer.

Lourdes Catap, 55, shared her breast cancer story reently in a Western Sydney Health video, aimed at reiterating the importance of regular breast screening.

An emergency department nurse, Mrs Catap said she owed her life to the early detection provided by a routine mammogram at Mt Druitt Hospital’s Sunflower Clinic five years ago.

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