Breast Cancer

How breast cancer survivors can cope with 'the new normal'

Better detection and treatment of breast cancer means that many women are surviving the disease. But life doesn't necessarily get easier for survivors right away. Some might suffer from depression and anxiety over whether the disease will reappear. Dr. Kenneth Miller, medical oncologist at the Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute at LifeBridge Health, talks about how women can get through the early phases of survivorship and eventually take pride in beating such a difficult disease. What are the different phases of survivorship? The first phase of diagnosis and treatment is referred to as acute survivorship, followed by transitional survivorship at the completion of treatment,...