Living With Breast Cancer: Featured Videos

Life with breast cancer is a challenge faced by more than 2.6 million women today. Below are videos that discuss some of the most significant challenges women face following breast cancer treatment, including: breast cancer recurrence, depression, sexual intimacy, lymphedema, and hair loss. If you’re living with breast cancer, watch the videos below for information on common issues faced by breast cancer survivors.

Importance of Breast Self-Exam After Breast Cancer Treatment

Importance of Breast Self-Exam After Breast Cancer Treatment

Am I Disease Free? A Medical Oncologist’s Perspective

Am I Disease Free? A Medical Oncologist’s Perspective

Breast Cancer and Depression

Breast Cancer and Depression

Breast Cancer Risk For Women Entering Their 40s

Breast Cancer Risk For Women Entering Their 40s

More Videos about Living with Breast Cancer

Self-Esteem & Body Image After A Mastectomy

Self Esteem & Body Image After A MastectomyMia Curtiss is a breast cancer survivor turned advocate, who tackles the topic of sex and breast cancer for Breast Cancer Answers. In this video, Mia explains what it’s like to have an altered body image after losing your breasts to a mastectomy. Mia Curtiss: After I had my double mastectomy, I was just so happy, [...]

 

Breast Cancer Treatment: Can I Lead A Normal Life After Recovery?

Dr. Jay Harness 7Dr. Harness discusses life after breast cancer treatment and offers advice for healthy, normal living. Although life after breast cancer may be difficult, Dr. Harness recommends you stay positive and live your life as normal as possible. Jay K. Harness, MD FACS: A diagnosis of breast cancer is a life-changing event. It not only affects [...]

 

Breast Cancer Recurrence Explained

Dr. Jay Harness 7The scariest thing about living with breast cancer is the risk that it comes back. In this video, Dr. Harness explains breast cancer recurrence and discusses the two types that breast cancer patients face.   Jay K. Harness, MD: When we talk about breast cancer recurrence, there are basically two types of recurrence: one is [...]

 

Radiation Therapy’s Effect On Skin

Chemotherapy delivery for breast cancerOne question that is frequently asked by women living with breast cancer is: “how will radiation therapy affect my skin?” Medical oncologist David A. Margileth explains the relationship between radiation therapy and cosmetic changes in the appearance of skin. David A. Margileth, M.D.: The skin changes that one can see after radiation therapy actually vary quite [...]

 

Preventing Lymphedema, What Can Be Done?

Dr. Daniel Reed 1One of the challenges of living with breast cancer is staying mindful of the risk of developing lymphedema. Learn from Daniel Reed some measures you can take to reduce the risk of lymphedema.       Daniel Reed, DO: Well, there are a lot of things that can be done to prevent lymphedema or decrease [...]

 

Regrowing Hair With Men’s Rogaine After Chemotherapy

Dr. David Margileth 1One of the challenges faced by women living with breast cancer is hair loss during chemotherapy. In this video, Dr. Margileth explains the safety and effectiveness of Rogaine use for women that have just completed their chemotherapy treatment.   David A. Margileth, MD: One of the very unfortunate side effects of breast cancer treatment is that [...]