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Living With Hope: Navigating Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: prma-enhance.com Breast cancer is a journey fraught with challenges, both physical and emotional. For many women who undergo mastectomy as part of their breast cancer treatment, a lesser-known but significant issue can emerge: Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome (PMPS). PMPS is a complex and often debilitating pain syndrome that can persist long after breast cancer surgery. In this blog post we …

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Surviving and thriving after breast cancer treatment

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By: Christobel M Saunders, Lesley Stafford and Martha Hickey – Med J Aust || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51671 From: mja.com Breast cancer commonly causes significant physical and psychological sequelae; guidelines and models of care exist to ameliorate these Breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in humans.1 In 2020, there were 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer, and 685 000 deaths …

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Translated Tool from NCCN Measures Mental Health “Temperature” of People with Cancer

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The NCCN Distress Thermometer enables discussion and treatment of distress as part of routine care for people with cancer. This free resource is now translated into 46 languages for global accessibility. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of leading cancer centers in the United States—today announced the NCCN Distress Thermometer has been translated into 46 languages. This free resource …