Facts of Life for a cancer patient

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Learn all you can

Take time to learn all you can about your breast cancer and your treatment options. Don’t let anyone pressure you into making a decision before you are ready.

Talk with your doctor and make a plan. Bring a friend or family member with you to appointments.

Don’t be afraid to get a second opinion.

Know the types of treatment

Treatment for breast cancer includes some combinations of surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy and or targeted therapy. The goal of treating breast cancer is to remove the cancer and keep it from returning.

Types of Surgery


To Get To Your Why

Ask yourself these questions….

1. What is your why? ( Remember to peel the onion to get to your real WHY.)

2. Why is this so important to you? Get really specific here. How do you see this changing your life, affecting your family, helping you get where you want to be long term?

3. If you don’t achieve your WHY, where will you be and what will you have given up, all because you didn’t follow through and take action on what was important?

Post your WHY so you can see it and make a vision board to go with your why. Look at it everyday and when you reach that gold or that vision make another one…..