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After Breast Cancer, I Just Want to Feel Normal
20 Jun 2017

After Breast Cancer, I Just Want to Feel Normal

If you haven’t been through a breast cancer diagnosis and mastectomy, you can’t really understand the upheaval that happens to your life. Because after breast cancer, your emotions change, your body image changes, and the peace in your life is turned upside down. All those doubts and fears don’t go away at the end of treatment, or after the recovery from breast reconstruction. So, where...

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Life After Breast Reconstruction: Janet Gerlach Shares Her Positive Story
06 May 2017

Life After Breast Reconstruction: Janet Gerlach Shares Her Positive Story

Today we welcome Janet Gerlach. She opted for a preventative mastectomy, and shares her positive experience with life after breast reconstruction.    I have no regrets about my decision to have a preventative double mastectomy with DIEP Flap breast reconstruction (using my belly fat and tissue to reconstruct my breasts). I now have peace of mind knowing that I took a pro-active approach to significantly lowering...

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