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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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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on The Dying Light: Coping with Sadness… I often use the "then what" method of dealing with fear and anxiety for…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on The 10 Things They Never Tell You About… Phyllis, I didn't do a wig, but have had several friends tell me they…

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