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My sister is having a mastectomy, what are the right things to say to her?

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Dr. Greg Pahnke
Surgery - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: You are her rock

Iif the medical decision has already been made to preform a mastectomy - meaning you were there for her to aid in listening and asking questions and helping her make an informed decision under the guidance of the doctor---then your job now is one of support, comfort and building for the the future - there is a light ahead.

In brief: You are her rock

Iif the medical decision has already been made to preform a mastectomy - meaning you were there for her to aid in listening and asking questions and helping her make an informed decision under the guidance of the doctor---then your job now is one of support, comfort and building for the the future - there is a light ahead.
Dr. Greg Pahnke
Dr. Greg Pahnke
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Dr. Addagada Rao
Great comment, family is also part of the team for recovery.
2 doctors agree

In brief: Support

Be supportive, positive, and encouraging.
Ask if your sister or her extended family needs any assistance.

In brief: Support

Be supportive, positive, and encouraging.
Ask if your sister or her extended family needs any assistance.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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