A 49-year-old member asked:
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what's the doctor's recommendation to help my sister get through her breast cancer treatment ?

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Dr. Eric Brown
32 years experience Breast Surgery
Be supportive: It's a long road. Be there to listen and encourage. Even if times get tough and side effects become an issue, encourage her to listen to her doctors.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Being there: Sounds corny but it's nonetheless true. She will face many challenges from the physical, emotional and even spiritual point of view. Be available to assist her without smothering her. Help her even if you don't necessarily agree with her decisions. She needs to know she still has some degree of control over what's happening. Best of luck and blessings to both.
Answered on May 20, 2013

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