She was set to retire in June of 1994. That May, she went to get a physical, and her doctor ordered a mammogram. Lizzie Mae Figgers was 59 at the time.
“I wasn’t even sick, or anything,” Figgers said. “I was just going for a routine checkup, and they found it.
Figgers said she was working at Florida State Hospital, and her doctor called her while she was on the job. She said he told her the mammogram results showed she might have breast cancer in her left breast, and he was referring her to a