Overcoming the worry of Cancer Of The Breast

 

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Boost your spirits whenever you can by meeting a friend for lunch, writing (and referring to) inspirational messages in a journal or going for a walk in a park. Join a breast cancer support group where you can share your anxieties with other women. This Article • Practice the art of happiness. It may be easier said than done, but try not to get weighed down with grief and worry. • Join a breast cancer support group where you can share your anxieties with other women who are going through the.

The fear of breast cancer is unlike any other — psychologists and other experts agree on that. The fear can take many different forms, depending upon where you are in the breast cancer experience. Understand that many of your fears are shared by others. While fears are normal, they are uncomfortable to live.

Fears of breast cancer recurrence are real but can be placed in the context of the rest of your life after breast cancer. “Whenever I read about anyone dying of breast cancer, I take it personally. Except for that last day of October, we push hard to keep the focus on overcoming the challenges of breast cancer – the cancer women fear the most. Fear of breast cancer is pervasive. It. Overcoming the Fear of Breast Cancer Screening; Overcoming the Fear of Breast Cancer Screening.

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Some mental symptoms include: Obsessive thoughts. Difficult thinking about anything other than the fear. Bad images of cancer. Feeling of unreality. Being detached from yourself.

Fear of loosing control or going crazy. “The key to overcoming fear is to acknowledge it, but not focus on it. In addition to keeping your own head clear of fear, you have to surround yourself with people who are not focused on fear. Ignoring it won’t make it go away. If you don’t, it will paralyze.

Remembering what the fear of breast cancer felt like on the day you were diagnosed is not only necessary, but valuable. Do you remember that fateful day when you first heard the words, “You have cancer”? I do.

I’ll never forget that day. It was a day filled with fear. Those who survive breast cancer struggle with the fear that their cancer might return.

Every post-treatment checkup, mammogram and blood test is anxiety-ridden as she awaits the results. The.

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Don’t let fear of breast cancer—present or future—rob you of your ability to savor each moment that you are alive.

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from Screaming to be Heard: Hormonal Connections Women Suspect… and Doctors Still Ignore
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A diagnosis of breast cancer brings extreme anxiety, including the fear of death and, for women, fear of the loss of a breast and the potential loss of perceived physical attractiveness and sexuality.

“The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties, Third Edition” by Ronald Manual Doctor, Ada P. Kahn, Christine A. Adamec
from The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties, Third Edition
by Ronald Manual Doctor, Ada P. Kahn, Christine A. Adamec
Facts On File, Incorporated, 2008

Physicians must keep in mind that these high-risk women often present with a heightened sense of fear of developing breast cancer and/or OC, which has likely been amplified through living with this fear for years and having seen loved ones become affected by, and sometimes succumb to, these cancers.

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from The Breast E-Book: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases
by Kirby I. Bland, Edward M. Copeland, V. Suzanne Klimberg
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There could be no relief unless there was a fear of breast cancer to begin with.

“Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health” by H. Gilbert Welch, Lisa Schwartz, Steve Woloshin
from Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health
by H. Gilbert Welch, Lisa Schwartz, Steve Woloshin
Beacon Press, 2011

Encourage expression of feelings, and determine if a referral to a breast cancer support group would be helpful.

“Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, Single Volume” by Donna D. Ignatavicius, M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN
from Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, Single Volume
by Donna D. Ignatavicius, M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

With breast cancer, there is always a fear of recurrence.

“Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) During Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond” by Marc Silver
from Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) During Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond
by Marc Silver
Rodale Books, 2004

There’s always the fear that the breast cancer will come back, that it will strike the other breast or that cancer will show up somewhere else.

“Breast Cancer For Dummies” by Ronit Elk, Monica Morrow
from Breast Cancer For Dummies
by Ronit Elk, Monica Morrow
Wiley, 2011

Many women with strong family histories of breast cancer are so overwhelmed by fear that they choose to take this drastic step in their 20s or 30s even though they show no signs of malignancy.

“The New Harvard Guide to Women's Health” by Karen J. Carlson, Stephanie A. Eisenstat, Stephanie A. Eisenstat, M.D., Terra Diane Ziporyn, Alvin & Nancy Baird Library Fund, Harvard University. Press
from The New Harvard Guide to Women’s Health
by Karen J. Carlson, Stephanie A. Eisenstat, et. al.
Harvard University Press, 2004

Many women do not perceive themselves at risk for breast cancer, perhaps because no one in their family has had it.

“Family Medicine: Principles and Practice” by A.K. David, S.A. Fields, D.M. Phillips, J.E. Scherger, Robert Taylor
from Family Medicine: Principles and Practice
by A.K. David, S.A. Fields, et. al.
Springer New York, 2002

Hence, there can be reluctance to discuss the topic of breast cancer for associated fear of raising the probability of it occurring [35], of tempting fate by looking for trouble [36] or of challenging belief in one’s good health by participating in a medical procedure [37].

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  • Nalie’s Advice on Overcoming Your Fear of Breast Cancer

    Nalie Agustin is a young woman who was faced with breast cancer. With her whole life ahead of her, she had much to fear. First and foremost, possibly the loss of her life.

    To Nalie, looking in the mirror at her unrecognizable looks had to be the most frightening part of having breast cancer.

    She noticed that treatments changed her body. Her long, beautiful, dark hair was falling from chemotherapy. She started to see weight gain from being inactive.

    With all of these scary, unfamiliar changes. She overcame all of these obstacles. Today, at only 25 years of age, she is considered to be a breast cancer survivor.

    Nalie shares how she overcame her breast cancer fears in the video below. For more about Nalie Agustin go to Nalie.ca.