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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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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…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Vacation Away from Cancer Phyllis, what wonderful advice you offer here. It's true, vacations can range from that big…

08/06/13

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Breast Cancer: Back to School… Back… Thanks for another great article, PJ.  The section about acceptance…

08/02/13

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Now I can do sit-ups again! Thank you for your kind words.  Keep on exercising and trying new things!

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Older Survivors: Don’t Write Us Off This article really resonated with me, PJ. Fortunately, more and more of us are…

06/30/13

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