The Bridge Breast Network
Health line provided a poll of women living with breast cancer for their tips on what to bring, and what to wear, on your first day of chemotherapy. If you have tips then please share them with us too! Thank you healthline for the graphic!
Breast cancer may cause symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, decreased range of motion, and weakness. We suggest that its important to exercise and other therapies like yoga, can ease those symptoms. “Yoga has many physical and emotional benefits for all cancer patients,” says Ann Marie Turo, OTR/L, yoga instructor in Dana-Farber’s Leonard P. Zakim Center for […]
1. Majority of survivors are good candidates. Everyone situation is different, but patients who are interested in reconstruction typically a candidate. 2. Quality of life can improve from breast reconstruction. “Perhaps nobody ever told you about plastic surgery and you’ve been walking around feeling less feminine or less whole. For patients like this, breast reconstruction can be […]
When you are prescribed radiation therapy as your cancer treatment, your doctor will provide you with a list of possible side effects. Symptoms you may feel are things like diarrhea, hair loss, nausea and what people feel the most after radiation is fatigue. Those going through radiation therapy do experience it more frequently and often very […]
Different people have different symptoms of breast cancer. Some people do not have any signs or symptoms at all. A person may find out they have breast cancer after a routine mammogram. Some warning signs of breast cancer are— New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit). Thickening or swelling of part of the breast. Irritation […]
“The effects of a diagnosis are understandably significant. It is important to balance the mind and the body for optimum recovery. Below are10 steps to focus the mind and deactivate your body’s stress response. Learn the skill of mindfulness: Train your mind to focus on the present rather than the potential bleak months ahead. There […]