The decision to undergo a mastectomy is momentous, but the interest in what the other side of surgery holds often leaves patients curious. Of course, women want to know what feeling they will have in the breast, and if that sense of feeling will ever truly go back to “normal”… Read More →
It’s widely known that celebrities can have an impact on people’s lives, from popularizing fashion trends to offering some gossip to pass the time.
There are a variety of changes that developing breast cancer causes in your life.
Undergoing a major surgery like a mastectomy is a life changing experience, but it doesn’t have to be scary. Knowing what to expect after the surgery can be very helpful during your physical and mental recovery. This video explains some of the effects of the surgery on your body, whether you choose to have reconstructive surgery or not.
For some cancer patients, losing their hair is a side effect of treatment. Losing your hair can be a traumatic experience for some women, while others embrace shaving their head as a sign of control over the cancer. For those wishing to have the feel of their hair back, there are many choices of wigs out there to choose from. However, there are significant differences between wigs used for fashion purposes versus medical reasons. This video explains the differences between the two.
According to HealthDay News, a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Institute for Cancer Research took a look at women who just completed breast cancer treatment.
As scientists continue to study breast cancer’s effect on the body, it’s becoming more apparent how nuanced the disease is.