Updates to The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Breast Cancer

Here you’ll find useful information that complements the book.

Diagnosis

Surgery

Chemotherapy

11 things not to do during chemotherapy: What to avoid

11 things not to do during chemotherapy: What to avoid

This article will explore things a person should avoid during chemotherapy. It will also explore recommendations regarding things to do and precautions to take while undergoing chemotherapy. Source: 11 things not to do during chemotherapy: What to avoid

Radiation

6 Long-Term Radiation Side Effects You Should Know

6 Long-Term Radiation Side Effects You Should Know

If your doctor recommends radiation, there is a chance you will experience both short-term and long-term side effects, as with any treatment. Source: 6 Long-Term Radiation Side Effects You Should Know - The Breast Cancer Site News

Do mammograms cause cancer?

Do mammograms cause cancer?

Exposure to radiation can increase the risk of developing cancer. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) notes that radiation exposure is a potential risk associated with mammograms. The risk is greatest when a person experiences exposure to repeated chest X-rays....

Lifestyle Issues

The Anti-Cancer Diet: Foods to Fight Cancer 

The Anti-Cancer Diet: Foods to Fight Cancer 

An anti-cancer diet is an important strategy you can use to reduce your risk of cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends, for example, that you eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily and eat the right amount of food to stay at a healthy...

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