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In March 2005, Loie Williams, 59, of Newton, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, a disease in which less than 20 percent of patients survive. As a wife and mother, her first thoughts were to remain strong for her friends and her family. She didn’t know the future path that her illness would take, but she told her husband and then thirteen-year-old son that she wasn’t going anywhere.  

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Meet Jennifer Abramson, a three-time two-day PMC cyclist

When Jennifer Abramson, 31, of Somerville was nine, she learned her mother, Linda, was diagnosed with a malignant meningioma brain tumor. Shortly after, it was discovered that her mother also had low grade non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukemia.  

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