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A winner of the race
Photo submitted Joan Kamholz leads last years Susan G. Komen Madison Race for a Cure on a pink HOPE scooter and helmet. Kamholz, a Juda native who now lives near Albany, is an honorary chair for this years race.
ALBANY - A simple hug from a friend warned Juda native Joan Kamholz that something wasn't right with her body."When my friend greeted me with a hug, it hurt my breast," she recalls. With her annual mammogram scheduled a few weeks away, Kamholz, who lives near Albany, called her physician and moved up her appointment. A subsequent ultrasound and biopsy unveiled the source of her discomfort, breast cancer.