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Help Young Women
Younger women diagnosed with breast cancer have unique needs compared to older women, but there are not many resources available for them. SurviveDAT is a support program for young women with breast cancer, their families, and caregivers. Support groups have been shown to help reduce stress.
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I was warned that because my DCIS was so widespread in one breast, a lumpectomy would leave me severely deformed; so I chose to have a mastectomy. Some women opt for a double mastectomy, but that would mean that I would never again feel any nipple sensation, and I didn't want to lose that…
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Life Is Beautiful
I was diagnosed as terminal in 1982; my breast cancer from 1981 had metastasized to both my lungs. I had a double modified radical mastectomy in 1981 and a prophylactic one in 1982. My mom died in 1952, leaving her little girls: 2, 7, and 11. When I was diagnosed, my boys were 7, 14, and 15 — and I was determined to stay alive…
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