As women, we need to have each others' backs. And boobs. That's why mother-of-two Jennifer Cordts is sharing her heartbreaking story as a warning to other women, after her own rare form of breast cancer went undiagnosed for 11 months, First Coast News reports.
Women are often taught to look for lumps as a warning sign for breast cancer. But for 46-year-old Cordts, her symptom was a splotchy red discoloring on one breast, like a sunburn:
In an interview with First Coast News, Cordts says she went and got a mammogram but it came back normal. There was no lump or tumor and doctors dismissed the problem, claiming her "bra was too small."