Thankfully, it was detected at an early stage and she didn't need a mastectomy or chemotherapy. When I learned the cancer was aggressive and had spread to three lymph nodes, I sobbed in disbelief. I walked around the house in my husband's T-shirts. In other words, breast cancer survivors recover not just physically but sexually within about two years. I agree with the recovery studies cited above.
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Lovemaking, Too, Can Survive Breast Cancer
There were no significant differences in survival by place of birth within each Asian ethnic group, after adjustment for demographic characteristics, stage of disease, and treatment. As with other relationship shocks, breast cancer demands your willingness to discuss the situation — and to provide generous emotional support. Read one mom's brave account on getting through her pregancy--while battling breast cancer. I savor every smell -- yes, even spit-up. The loss of the person-time-atrisk that would otherwise have been contributed by cases missing birthplace consequently inflates the hazard rate, but the direction of the bias in the relative risk comparing Asian-born to US-born could not be determined.