"The Shoemaker's Children"
Jean put her eye to the microscope, and thought about how hard she worked to keep everyone healthy: insisting they get regular checkups, and take multivitamins, and treat all illnesses promptly.
But there are certain tests a school doctor can't do on herself, and the busy schedule of schoolteacher, superhero and all-around housemother didn't leave a lot of time for off-campus office visits.
The cells looked just the way she expected, and when she looked up, the sympathetic expression on the other woman almost undid her. She swallowed sharply, beating back a wave of nausea.
"It's malignant," the doctor said.