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.
Six years ago this week, I lay half-naked on a cold table, one arm crooked uncomfortably over my head, counting the ceiling tiles and listening to bad country music as I received one final dose of radiation. Late February marked the end of a journey that had begun in May of the previous year–May 10, to be exact, the day I heard those words,…