Relay For Life: South Washington County's winning warrior
The day she turned 50, Jackie Mines learned that she had cancer.
“What a great birthday present,” she joked.
On Jan. 8, 2011, her doctor called her at work to tell her that she had breast cancer. She was diagnosed with stage 3A, meaning that the cancer had spread to her lymph nodes.
“I’m sitting in my office and then I have to figure out what to do,” she said. “Do I call my kids? It’s a very lonely experience.”