Today Lucas works as an executive at Lifetime Television and is part of its "Stop Breast Cancer for Life" campaign. But fear of the disease is never far away.
Recently Lucas was screened for suspicious spots on her lungs, which appear to be benign. Still, Lucas considers herself lucky.
"I was in a position to be able to share my story," she said, "and tell it in a way that it could help people and change lives."
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