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What to Consider Before Buying Prosthetic Nipples

What to Consider Before Buying Prosthetic Nipples

What Should You Consider Before Buying Prosthetic Nipples? Prosthetic nipples help many breast cancer patients and survivors feel confident with their body, especially after breast cancer surgery. Since most people that purchase prosthetic nipples are first-time buyers, they are often confused on what to consider before making this purchase. According [...]

What Is Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer?

What Is Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer?

Explaining Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients Radiation therapy for breast cancer is a treatment option that has been available to breast cancer patients for many years.  Despite its popularity, many newly diagnosed patients have often heard of radiation therapy but are unsure about what this treatment is. They wonder [...]

Breast Cancer Treatment Advances of the Last 25 Years

Breast Cancer Treatment Advances of the Last 25 Years

What Are Some Recent Breast Cancer Treatment Advances? Breast cancer treatment has made significant changes over the last decade. Advancements in technology and breast cancer therapies have given patients more treatment options than ever before. Better cosmetic results have been available to breast cancer patients because of Oncoplastic Surgery compared [...]

What Should I Do after Being Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer?

What Should I Do after Being Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer?

What to Do after You Are Diagnosed with Breast Cancer According to President and Founder of BreastCancer.org Marisa Weiss, the best thing you can do as a newly diagnosed patient is to understand the unique nature of your breast cancer situation. Understanding your breast cancer will allow you to make your [...]

Will Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Affect My Menstrual Cycle?

Will Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Affect My Menstrual Cycle?

Does Chemotherapy Affect My Menstrual Cycle? Women who have undergone chemotherapy treatment have often experienced interruptions in their menstrual cycle. This has left patients wondering if chemotherapy treatment is the cause of their unusual cycle pattern. Concerned women have asked, “Is my irregular menstrual cycle normal? Is this caused by [...]

Advice for Patients with Hair Loss Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment

Advice for Patients with Hair Loss Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment

How to Deal with Hair Loss Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment Although hair loss caused by breast cancer treatment can be alarming, it’s a sign of hope. Hair loss shouldn’t be seen as a negative situation. Instead, it should be a reminder that you are curing yourself and ridding  your [...]