A 43-year-old member asked:
How should i provide support for someone requiring breast surgery for cancer?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 33 years experience
Be there often: I tell my breast cancer patients to be ready for a tough year. The diagnosis of breast cancer is often initially is tough. But surgery is only the first and sometimes the easiest part of treatment. The patient may also need radiation therapy and chemotherapy which can take close to a yr to complete. Make sure you are still offering support 3, 5 and 12 months down the line.
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Medical Oncology 22 years experience
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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