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Breast Cancer takes a significant physical and emotional toll on patients.  The physical impact is farily obvious, but many women will experience severe anxiety, distress and even depression during their treatment process.  This is normal and expected. Patients should always ask for emotional support, including therapy, if needed.

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“Black” “On the washing machine” “I flashed my boobs to get out of a ticket.”   What do these have in common?  They are all possible Facebook posts from people participating in breast cancer awareness games.   It all seems harmless enough.  Someone asks a “secret” question. …

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Blogging About Breast Cancer: TMI, or… For the last 15 years I have watched people write about their impending…

01/14/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Resolved: An End to Panic, Stress, and… Cressida, I don't know about panic attacks or depression and Femara, but…

12/31/13

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Letting Go of Holiday Stress What a wonderful story of support from your family and friends!  Sometimes we just…

12/11/13

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Beating Breast Cancer During Business… Thank you for sharing your experience, Katie.  Your point about how…

11/25/13

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