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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, commented on The Cancer Journey: 10 Ways Friends and… So right, Phyllis. "Normal" doesn't apply to cancer; like depression,…

10/07/14

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Not So Harmless: Breast Cancer… Thanks for encouraging people to see these games in a different light, Phyllis.…

09/17/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Banishing the Stigma of Cancer There are too many children with mommies in heaven.  We each need to be doing all we…

06/28/14

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on The Stigma of Cancer So true, Phyllis - much as we'd like to "get on" with our lives, our bodies don't let us forget;…

05/17/14

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