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.
The members of the on-line support groups I belong to are in mourning. Susan Niebur-- physicist, mother, wife, and writer-has died of inflammatory breast cancer almost five years after her diagnosis. Susan's cheerful smile is beloved by everyone who has been reading her blog Toddler Planet and following her journey as a mother and a cancer…