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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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A friend who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer apologized to me the other night, “I’m sorry I’m not being a good friend. I guess I’m just having a bad day.”I wanted to grab her and give her a shake, like a dog with a favorite toy. HELLO: Don’t apologize. Of COURSE you’re having a bad day. You were…

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