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Adjusting to and accepting my new post-chemo hair

The one thing I spent months wishing for and that I wanted more than anything in this world - my long hair - has proved to be a nightmare goal to achieve.

Feb. 28, 2018 | by Gabrielle Fecteau

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How to stay strong mentally and physically during cancer treatment

Cancer diagnoses aren’t easy to deal with, but there are plenty of ways to manage your cancer diagnosis and live a full and happy life.

Feb. 28, 2018 | by Georgia Gables

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Why it's important to capture the 'not-so-good' moments

Through my years of treatment, I learned how important it is to capture those “not so good” days.

Feb. 13, 2018 | by Adriana Lombardo

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Being positive (most of the time) after a breast cancer diagnosis

While looking on the bright side of things when you have a cancer diagnosis may seem like an impossibility, know that by doing little things each day to put a positive spin on this experience, you can come out of this situation a better person.

Feb. 9, 2018 | by Georgia Gables

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How to avoid stress while choosing cancer treatments & care options

Every decision one has to make as a cancer thriver is of importance since—you guessed it—it can have an impact on your survival! 

Jan. 30, 2018 | by Gabrielle Fecteau

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Breast reconstruction after breast cancer: Is it for me?

In my second edition of Dr. Both Sides Connects, I interview a plastic surgeon to get the answers to some important questions about breast reconstruction.

Jan. 5, 2018 | by Dr. Both Sides

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Here are four ways you can help the cancer survivor in your life

Don't let yourself believe that there's nothing you can do. Here are four thoughtful ways that anyone can support a cancer survivor.

Jan. 5, 2018 | by Georgia Gables

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Surviving Cancer: How to manage your emotions after treatment

It is common to experience fear of recurrence, stress, and anxiety. All of these can be beaten with the right therapies and mindset.

Nov. 9, 2017 | by Georgia Gables

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Coping with the sexuality effects of treatment: An interview with a social worker

What we know is that almost all patients will experience some changes in how they feel about their bodies and how they function sexually.

Oct. 23, 2017 | by Dr. Both Sides

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Dr. Both Sides Connects: Answering uncomfortable questions on sexuality & cancer

About 85 percent of women have a sexuality problem or issue during cancer and at least half of them are distressed about it. Yet no one is talking about this.

Oct. 20, 2017 | by Dr. Both Sides

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