Mastectomy vs. Lumpectomy

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Clinical studies have demonstrated that there is a small difference in the survival rates for women who have invasive breast cancer and choose lumpectomy instead of a mastectomy. Each...

Am I going to die?

The five year relative survival rate is 95% for women with early stage breast cancer. However, when faced with a life-threatening illness it is natural to be anxious about...

Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Communicating With Your Doctors How much information do I want to be told about my diagnosis, or health status? How do I want my doctors to communicate with me...

Day to Day Living: Breast cancer and the workplace

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Employment You may find that insurance considerations play an important role in your employment options. Many women who have had breast cancer express frustration about their inability to seek new...

Day to Day Living: Exercise

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Exercise is another area of your life where you can act to promote your health. Regular exercise will help you feel better, and help you reclaim your body, during...

Day to Day Living: Self-Care Tips

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This is an important time to renew your commitment to provide the care and attention your mind, body, and soul deserve. Rejuvenate your personal well-being with the self-care tips...