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Breast Cancer: You Are the Mystery of Healing

Breast cancer, once a topic of dread, has become an inspiring success story and keeps moving upward. Not only are recovery rates high and restorative surgery commonplace, but our awareness about cance…

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Undergoing Treatment for Breast Cancer? Try This Magic Broth

This broth alone can keep people going, especially when they don't particularly want to eat. It's not just a regular vegetable stock. This pot of yum is high in potassium and numerous trace minerals t…


Nutrition During and After Breast Cancer Treatment

If you're recovering from surgery, receiving chemotherapy or radiation, or having other breast cancer treatment, your main focus is on getting rid of the cancer. Eating well will help you stay strong …

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Breast Cancer: The Power of Prayer

Prayer involves reaching beyond our sense of self or ego and connecting with a higher power, whether we call this power God, Goddess, Allah, the Absolute, or some other term. When we invoke this powe…


Breast Cancer: Reading the Signs

Most breast cancers in adult women are found by feeling a lump or seeing an abnormality on a mammogram. Breast cancer may also be found by other kinds of tests, such as ultrasound or MRI. Here are som…


Breast Cancer: Should You Join a Support Group?

"I'm sorry. It's cancer." With four words, your life is upended. What do you do? Where do you go? How do you find the information and support you need? One option is the cancer support group. …

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Breast Cancer: Getting Your Wife (and Yourself) Through Treatment

You're watching the nightly news and everyone's talking about a big brewing storm. Only nobody can say exactly when it'll hit--or how much damage it will do. That's how I felt when Marsha started trea…

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Breast Cancer: Looking to the Future

Having navigated the treatment phase, cancer graduates often move into a period of self-reflection. What have I learned about myself and life as a result of this experience? How can I use this learnin…

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Breast Cancer: Hair Matters

My poor mother often reminds me how, when I was a kid, I used to torment her and the hairdresser when it was time for a haircut (apparently the hairdresser needed a Valium beforehand). If my hair was …

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Breast Cancer: Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster

I never knew I had the ability to experience so many emotions at the same time. The world as I knew it changed in a moment. There was no going back to "before." This was one of the hardest things to g…

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