Our cover story focuses on five long-term side effecs of early and metastatic breast cancer treatment: neuropathy, fatigue and insomnia, joint pain, fertility and chemobrain. Learn what causes these side effects, as well as practical methods and medicines you can use to manage them. Guest writer Helen L. Coons, PhD, explores the challenges of coping with breast cancer as a single woman and offers ideas for getting day-to-day, financial and emotional support. Antoinette Giedzinska-Simons shares her story of going through a divorce and raising her young son during breast cancer treatment.
Insight, Winter 2010/2011