How to Choose and Wear a Wig During and After Chemo

Dealing with the emotional toll of chemotherapy and hair loss can be challenging, especially on top of everything you’ve already been through. Wigs can be used as a great coping mechanism and way to get out of the “cancer patient mentality.” Create some confidence and boost your mood! Being happy is the best medicine.  Details…

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How to Stay Active During Recovery

There is no denying the health benefits of exercise are far-reaching, but even with the best intentions, a strong workout regimen can easily fall off your radar for numerous reasons. It can be especially hard to stay active if you are battling Breast Cancer or recovering. As with everything, sometimes taking the first step is…

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Building Confidence After Breast Cancer

After breast cancer treatment is completed, there are a range of emotions a patient usually goes through. The initial feeling of triumph at beating the odds gives way to feelings of unattractiveness and loss of femininity. Many breast cancer patients struggle with self-esteem, since some of the most sudden and shocking changes are related to…

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Staying Active Post Breast Cancer

It’s easier said than done, but staying active during a recovery period post breast cancer can be extremely beneficial to your health. Studies have shown that staying active in the recovery process lower chances of cancer recurrence and can increase the long-term survival rate, as well as many other benefits. Read more to learn about…

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Post-Op Follow Up: The Support You Need

Being diagnosed with breast cancer is devastating, your life is suddenly taken over with endless doctor appointments, treatments, unpleasant side effects, not to mention all the emotions you are experiencing. Surgery is never something a woman looks forward to but is often a necessary component to the road of recovery. Whether you are having a…

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Is Asbestos Exposure and Breast Cancer Linked?

Breast cancer is the second-most common type of cancer among women, with 1 in 8 women in the United States being diagnosed at some point in their lives. While there are many different natural risk factors that can cause men and women to develop breast cancer, there are also environmental factors that can also play…

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Helpful things to do for someone facing cancer treatment

Kindness Matters… “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” These famous words were once uttered by Audrey Hepburn and are so poignant but can mean a great deal more to someone who is…

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Breast Forms: Which Type is Right for You

For women diagnosed with breast cancer, it is an emotional, difficult journey. After lumpectomy or mastectomy, some women will choose breast reconstruction and some will not. For those who do not choose reconstruction, there are breast forms to simulate the breast shape and restore symmetry. There are several different kinds of breast forms, so you’ll…

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Life After Chemotherapy

After cancer treatment is completed, there are a range of emotions patients can feel upon realizing they’re done. This transition can be hard, but knowing what possibilities lie ahead can make the transition easier. Below you’ll find answers to questions many people have about life after chemotherapy. Q: What are the main medical concerns after…

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