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Breast Cancer: I don't have time to be emotional!

You have breast cancer…….

As soon as you hear the words, the world stops.  How can you take in anything after that?  Once you contain the initial shock and fear, you jump into action mode – find a breast surgeon, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, plastic surgeon, someone to take care of your kids, the list goes on.  You’re now more vulnerable than you’ve ever been, baring your breasts to four+ new providers.  They all discuss how this part of your body, that defines you in some way - woman, daughter, mother, grandmother, partner - is about to change – lumpectomy, mastectomy, lymph nodes. 

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