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Managing Bone Pain While Taking Hormone Therapy

About 50% of survivors taking an aromatase inhibitor as their hormone therapy drug need help to manage its bone and joint pain side effects. Hormone therapy is prescribed by a medical oncologist for women and men diagnosed with hormone...

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Breast Prostheses Options After Breast Cancer

You can use external breast prostheses or breast forms after mastectomy or lumpectomy to regain a symmetrical appearance. Here are the options. After having a mastectomy or lumpectomy for breast cancer, you may want to use an external breast...

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Managing Bone Pain While Taking Hormone Therapy

About 50% of survivors taking an aromatase inhibitor as their hormone therapy drug need help to manage its bone and joint pain side effects. Hormone therapy is prescribed by a medical oncologist for women and men diagnosed with hormone...

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What is a Compression Sleeve for Lymphedema?

What is a compression sleeve? and how does it relate to arm lymphedema? Learn more about compression sleeves and arm lymphedema here. A compression sleeve is an elasticized garment that is worn to reduce the symptoms of lymphedema, such as pain and...

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Living With Breast Cancer

Your daily routine will change with breast cancer, so a few tips may help you adjust. Learn to manage costs, cope with physical appearance, and more.

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Phantom Breast Pain and Other Symptoms

Phantom breast syndrome refers to sensations and/or pain in the "breast" after a mastectomy. Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Phantom breast syndrome refers to sensations women may "feel" in their breast after a mastectomy or other...

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Reducing the Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

The risk of breast cancer recurrence is as high as 30 percent after early stage breast cancer. Learn about what you can do to lower your risk. Wondering how to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence is a common concern among women who have had...

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Causes and Management of Tissue Expander Pain

A tissue expander stretches skin and muscle to accommodate a breast implant, which can be painful. Fortunately, there are ways to manage discomfort. Tissue expanders are temporary, expandable, balloon-like devices used after mastectomy to stretch...

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Arm Lymphedema Exercises

Arm lymphedema (swelling) exercises can reduce the discomfort of this common complication of breast cancer treatment. Here's how to do them. Breast cancer treatment, unfortunately, can have long-term complications. Arm lymphedema after...

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