HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Knowledge is power. But what would you do if you knew your risk of getting cancer a second time? That’s what Tammi Scruggs faced.
“I knew there was more to it than just my appendix. Two rounds of chemo, and then I went through the hysterectomy, then four more rounds of chemo,” Scruggs said.
She looked death in the eye once.
“My doctor felt like it wasn’t a question of if, it was a question of when,” Scruggs said.
She wasn't willing to do it twice.
Her radical decision... based on a blood test.
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