Stopping treatment after having breast cancer can be both liberating and terrifying. While it may be nice to end the treatments and medications and the side effects and complications that can go with them, it can also be scary to leave the almost constant care of doctors and the treatments that got you to the point where you are now. However, there is an increasing demand for continued care for survivors, not just patients, and oncologists are stepping up to take on this responsibility.
When is that pain in your breast “normal” – and when should you see a doctor? When is it too soon to worry – and how long is too long to wait? A checklist for understanding and dealing with breast pain. You wake up one morning, and realize your left breast is aching. Did you sleep awkwardly and pinch a nerve? Pull a muscle playing…