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Will being proactive help me deal with a breast cancer diagnosis?

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A breast cancer diagnosis will have a big impact on your life. But if you're proactive now, it will be easier to handle the changes and challenges that may be coming your way.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Making informed treatment decisions," "Questions to Ask My Doctor About Breast Cancer," "Telling your friends and family," "The emotional impact of cancer diagnosis," "Working During Cancer Treatment."

Breastcancer.org: "Getting a Second Opinion."

Cleveland Clinic: "Second Opinions."

National Cancer Institute: "Taking Time: Support for People with Cancer."

WomensHealth.gov: "How to Get a Second Opinion."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on June 14, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Making informed treatment decisions," "Questions to Ask My Doctor About Breast Cancer," "Telling your friends and family," "The emotional impact of cancer diagnosis," "Working During Cancer Treatment."

Breastcancer.org: "Getting a Second Opinion."

Cleveland Clinic: "Second Opinions."

National Cancer Institute: "Taking Time: Support for People with Cancer."

WomensHealth.gov: "How to Get a Second Opinion."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on June 14, 2018

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