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Breast Cancer Chemo

Coping With the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

After my fourth round of chemotherapy, I went into what I now refer to as "The Funk Zone." What helped me the most was my ability to put on my nurse's cap (being a nurse was definitely a Silver Lining during my treatment) and assign myself some healthy coping mechanisms.

Decision Making in Breast Cancer

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

As a nurse and social worker, I have a unique perspective on decision making because I approach it "from the other side of the bed." I put my professional hat on and ponder: How would I handle this situation if I were counseling a patient?

Breast Cancer's Trip to Isolation Island

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

The scope and intensity of these feelings of isolation and subsequent emotional pain fluctuate from day to day. More often than not, though, they carry me closer to invaluable inner resources. These are resources that I never knew I had.

Fewer Breast Cancer Patients Can Expect Chemo

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Thousands of breast cancer patients each year could be spared chemotherapy or get gentler versions of it without harming their odds of beating the dis...