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MILLERSVILLE, PA – Peggy Murphy (born 11/19/1950) tries to get some sleep at home. She can’t sleep well at night since the pain keeps her awake. Murphy, 57, complained of pain in her hip for years before doctors finally diagnosed it as a recurrence of the breast cancer she thought she had kicked. Murphy (No. 24 in Dr. Leisha Emens’ study) finished Emens first trial in the spring, but her cancer appears to be spreading. She comes to Johns Hopkins for treatment from the home she shares with her daughter and grandchildren near Lancaster, Pennsylvania. PHOTO BY CHIAKI KAWAJIRI

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