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What is it like to be diagnosed with breast cancer?

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
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In brief: Very hard

It is not a good feeling and very sad to most people.
The good news is tht we have usually good solutions and ways to find it early and cure it. Get your mammograms and see your doctor.

In brief: Very hard

It is not a good feeling and very sad to most people.
The good news is tht we have usually good solutions and ways to find it early and cure it. Get your mammograms and see your doctor.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Life-Changing

Initial reactions run the gamut, including shock/disbelief/fear/sadness/anger.
After learning more about the disease and how treatable it is, most people are relieved to learn that it is not the "death-sentence" that is associated with the word "cancer". Ultimately, everyone's journey is a little different, but many people change their lives for the better and focus on the important things.

In brief: Life-Changing

Initial reactions run the gamut, including shock/disbelief/fear/sadness/anger.
After learning more about the disease and how treatable it is, most people are relieved to learn that it is not the "death-sentence" that is associated with the word "cancer". Ultimately, everyone's journey is a little different, but many people change their lives for the better and focus on the important things.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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