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Mastectomy (cont.)

Support and Counseling

A woman who undergoes a mastectomy has to deal with not only the stress of coping with the cancer but also the anguish of losing her breast. Interacting with other women who have undergone mastectomies can help in dealing with these feelings. If a woman lives in the United States, she can locate the Reach to Recovery program in her area at the Web site of the American Cancer Society, Support for Survivors and Patients, Reach to Recovery.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2014
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