Breast surgery is a royal rite of passage into Cancer Land. It’s a journey filled with monsters, dangerous cliffs, and seemingly impossible obstacles. It takes a lot of courage to face breast cancer. In ancient times, the bravest person in the Land was always the King and Queen, who wore purple because it purple cloth was the rarest of colors. Every journey through Cancer Land is unique, challenging, and full of the unknown. What is known is that it will teach her, and you, how precious and important life is. So get ready—the ultimate battle with cancer is set to begin.
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Out of time
Time seems to take on a different dimension when your loved one is going through treatment.November 11, 2009 - 10:58 pm | Comments (1)
Getting Ready for Battle
If your loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, she will almost always be treated surgically, first with an initial biopsy and then later with a lumpectomy, mastectomy, or bilateral mastectomy.September 28, 2009 - 9:34 am | Comments (3)
The Day of Battle: Healing with Steel
This is the time for her to put on her game face. She needs to get into her warrior mode. She isn’t going to lose to this cancer; she is going to whip it. She needs to ‘‘zone in’’ and get ready for her quest to conquer cancer.September 26, 2009 - 1:06 pm | Comments (0)
Make Sure Her Insurance is in Place Before Surgery
After the surgical team and hospital are secured, the mundane—yet crucial—pieces of the process need to come together, and this includes insurance preauthorization. That’s right…September 26, 2009 - 1:00 pm | Comments (0)
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