The Breast Cancer Journey: From Diagnosis to Recovery

Posted on Jun 09, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

It’s difficult to cross paths with someone who has not been touched by the diagnosis of breast cancer. Unfortunately, this disease has almost become all too common. Understanding the path from diagnosis to cure can help answer some of those questions and unknowns that a woman will face once diagnosed with this scourge. As with any form of cancer, early detection is the key to survival.

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Heartening Gift Ideas after a Breast Surgery

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Ayush Henry

It is always great to give thoughtful gifts to the people you like. If someone you have known has gone through breast cancer surgery, a personal gift can elevate her spirits. Think about giving something which will make her feel better as well as making her feel loved.

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Preventive Mastectomy

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 by Ayush Henry

Preventive (Prophylactic) mastectomy is a surgery that women undergoes to remove one (unilateral mastectomy) or both (bilateral mastectomy) of the breasts to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer in future. A strong family history of breast cancer or the presence of certain genetic mutations presents high risk of breast cancer.

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Radiation Therapy after Mastectomy

Posted on Dec 08, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Radiation therapy after breast cancer surgery is required only in certain circumstances to prevent recurrence of cancer and this decision is taken by the doctor.

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Can Double Mastectomies Improve Survival Rate?

Posted on Dec 06, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Experts believe breast cancer patients opting for double mastectomy or bilateral prophylactic mastectomy could be running the risk of over-treating themselves.

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Caregiver Checklist

Posted on Dec 05, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Looking after a breast cancer patient can be emotionally challenging if you are a caregiver. We have a checklist on how you can make it easy for yourself.

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Understanding Mammography

Posted on Nov 17, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Screening for breast lumps can be done through mammography which provides an x-ray picture of the breast. This can help in early detection of breast cancer.

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Breast Cancer - Dealing with Treatment Side Effects

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Breast cancer treatment involves chemotherapy and radiotherapy that may have side effects, usually shortterm. We have tips on how you can cope with these.

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Breast Cancer – The Treatment Options

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Certain factors will help the oncologist decide what are your breast cancer treatment options - whether mastectomy, lumpectomy, chemotherapy, radiation, etc.

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Post Mastectomy: Making the Right Choice

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Post mastectomy, a breast cancer patient may opt for breast reconstructive surgery at a later date or settle for a breast form in which there are multiple options.

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