Members of our Community who have been diagnosed at a younger-than-average age represent a unique subset of our Discussion Boards. Some of these members have kindly offered to share their special perspective on managing breast cancer under the age of I am determined more than ever to keep moving on with my life and not to let breast cancer slow me down. I still have a very long and happy future to look forward to and I know that if I can make it through this obstacle then I can make it through anything.
Breast Cancer Stories
Members Diagnosed at a Young Age | whitelightningfishing.com
I did what the medical field and the countless number of cancer advocacy groups told me. I ate healthy, exercised daily, had yearly mammograms AND had no first-degree relative with breast cancer. Little did I know Please browse the website further to learn about dense breast tissue, use the available resources, read and share stories and consider making a donation to help expose this BEST-KEPT SECRET about the limitations of mammography alone to detect cancer in women with dense breast tissues.
My experience was consistently empowering. I was part of the decision-making process at every step of the way. My care team was exactly that—a team of caring people—and I made lifelong friends with patients and employees. My naturopathic provider and my dietitian helped me manage and prevent side effects, taught me how to shop for and cook healthier foods, and recommended supplements to take during and after treatment to help my recovery. I took full advantage of all the integrative services offered at the hospital, including acupuncture, chiropractic care, lymphatic drainage massage, pastoral support, physical therapy and occupational therapy.
You may be concerned about the effects of hot weather during and after breast cancer treatment. Our nurse, Rachel, suggests ways to look after your skin and stay comfortable in the heat this summer. Hattie was 27 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She coped by finding the positives in her situation, including having her name on a F1 car.