Body image and sexual health are two especially burdensome issues to be dealt with after breast cancer treatment, especially by young adults. This presentation by Ann Partridge MD, MPH from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference, 2020, presents research and potential solutions for women dealing with these important issues.
After you get a breast cancer diagnosis, it likely won’t be long before your doctor starts talking to you about lymph nodes. Lymph node involvement is an important part of staging and treatment with breast cancer.
Breast cancer treatment often causes women to enter menopause prematurely. The change in hormone levels and estrogen depletion caused by stopping hormone replacement therapy or undergoing chemotherapy or hormonal therapy can trigger side effects commonly associated with menopause.
Women recovering from breast cancer treatment typically have a lot of questions regarding when and how they should start exercising.