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Thank you. I think part of the problem is one of my closest friends had breast cancer around 15 years ago and was miserable from the chemo. That is what is stuck in my mind and I try to understand that many changes/advances have been made in the last 15 years but I still get leery about the whole thing.   Read more…

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This is a brilliant product made by ComfortSlings, indispensable for protecting the skin of any large-breasted woman with a lumpectomy beneath her breast! I had absolutely no problems with skin ir... more
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Good nutrition and avoiding weight loss is very important during treatment. Therefore the Cancer Centers of America has compiled a list of food choices that will assist the function of your immune ... more
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Many chemotherapy drugs and radiation cause a great deal of skin issues for people living with cancer. This book highlights the best way to manage your skin care by Dr. Mario Lacouture, Associate ... more

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