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5 to Thrive: The Power of Counseling

 

Have you considered seeing a counselor since you were diagnosed with breast cancer? Don't discount the power have a "rent-a-friend" can have on your outcome.

Shared with love by Jan James, Hope...
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5 to Thrive: I Lost a Friend Today

 
When you're diagnosed with breast cancer, a strange thing happens. The friends you think will be there aren't—but so many NEW friends unexpectedly show up!

Shared with love by Jan James,...

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THIS is What It's Like to Be Diagnosed with Cancer

Imagine you're going about your day, minding your own business, when someone sneaks up behind you. You feel something press up against the back of your head, as someone whispers in your ear.

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Lubrication for Intercourse with Kathy Kates, FNP/PHS

At Hope After Breast Cancer, we have partnered with professionals in many disciplines to find answers that will help our women heal their unseen wounds.

One of the most often discussed topics in...

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What Our Experts Say About a Popular Vaginal Moisturizer

If you're a woman who has endured breast cancer, there's a good chance that your intimate life has been impacted by the treatment you received. Few of our doctors warn us about the issues we...

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Painful Intercourse—Potential Causes and Solutions with Kristina Calligan, FNP

 

Many women who have gone through breast cancer treatment experience painful intercourse. This is a frustrating situation for both them and their partner.

Family Nurse Practitioner Kristina Calligan...

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I Have a New Role Model

I'm almost 62 years old. It's a great age. With age comes so many benefits. Wisdom. Patience. Not sweating the small stuff because you realize everything is the small stuff. And so much more. It's...

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Live It Up, Baby!

by Kelly McGuire

Working out in the front yard just trimming some lavender and a bald-headed beauty walks by… “hey! Why don’t you have any hair!?”, I asked. “I have...

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YES, You CAN Reclaim Your Brain!

HOW DO I GET RID OF CHEMO BRAIN ?? ITS SO FRUSTRATING.

I'm a member of many online breast cancer support groups. Being able to read what our women post helps me stay in touch with what they...

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Has “The Lockdown Effect” Impacted Your Libido?

One of the “taboo” topics in the breast cancer community is how breast cancer treatment can impact a woman’s intimate life. From changes in body image due to surgery, to hormonal...

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