breast cancer

Women with social support fare better when being treated for breast cancer. (Photo: Getty Images)

Social Support

Social Support Aids Breast Cancer Recovery New research suggests that women with stronger social connections while being treated for breast cancer may fare better than those who don’t have that kind of support. Nichole Cook, a breast imaging nurse coordinator at Penn State Breast
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Holistic activities such as yoga should be integrated with more traditional treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation and surgery in breast cancer treatment. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Breast Cancer Awareness

Holistic Medicine Aids Breast Cancer Recovery Dr. Daleela Dodge is fascinated by the resilience of her patients. The breast surgeon at Penn State Breast Center has repeatedly seen how social networks, diet, exercise, a strong support system, mindfulness and therapy through music,
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