Having beaten breast cancer through essential treatment and a healthy lifestyle, a Turkish woman in southern Antalya province of Turkey now shares her story with other patients in a bid to inspire them.

The misfortunes in Emine Altuner’s life did not come alone, she first lost her beloved father, went through a painful divorce period, and the 54-year-old woman was later diagnosed with breast cancer.

Although initially refusing to receive chemotherapy, she later gave doctors permission for the treatment for the sake of her nine-year-old daughter who she did not want to leave alone.

After a successful treatment period,

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