Articles covering support topics, including exercise, soy intake, breast prostheses and helpful websites.
About Breast Cancer and Exercise
Exercise is one of the best ways to maintain strength, energy, mobility and cope with cancer related fatigue during and after cancer treatment. You should find an exercise that fits your interest and the needs of your body. If you don't feel comfortable exercising on your own, you can work with a physical therapist or a qualified trainer.
Living with Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer
When you first learn you have advanced breast cancer or metastatic breast cancer, many questions and emotions arise. This article provides education, support and resources to cope with advanced/metastatic breast cancer.
The Skinny on Soy and Flaxseed for Breast Cancer
This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits regarding soy and flaxseed for patients with breast cancer.
Breast Cancer: Myths & Facts
Common myths about breast cancer are addressed and the truth revealed.
Blood pressures and IVs after mastectomy
Finding and Fitting a Breast Form: Tips for Breast Cancer Survivors
Tips for finding a breast prosthesis or breast form that looks natural and fits properly.
Weightlifting Slashes Lymphedema Risk After Breast Cancer Treatment
Summary of the PAL research study, which demonstrated that weightlifting may play a key role in a program to prevent the painful limb-swelling condition lymphedema following breast cancer treatment.
Ductal Carcinoma in situ of The Breast (DCIS): A Guide For Patients
Resources for More Information: Breast Cancer
This article provides information about organizations offering support, education and resources to people living with breast cancer.