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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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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, posted Cancer’s Perfect Storm of Pain Oddly enough, while breast cancer is one of the diseases women dread the most,…

09/03/13

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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!

07/22/13

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