Breast Cancer

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Traveling with Breast Cancer: Tips for Safe and Enjoyable Summer Vacations

Planning a summer vacation is an exciting endeavor, and for individuals navigating breast cancer, it’s essential to consider specific factors to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. With careful preparation and consideration, traveling can still be possible for breast cancer patients and survivors. Pretty in Pink Boutique has tips and guidelines to help you plan…

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Summer Strategies – Coping with Breast Cancer Treatment and Side Effects

Coping with breast cancer treatment and its accompanying side effects can be challenging, especially during the summer months when the weather is warm and activities are in full swing. However, with proper planning and a few helpful strategies, you can navigate the summer season while managing your treatment and minimizing discomfort. This article provides practical…

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Coping with Mental Health Challenges During Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast cancer treatment can significantly impact a person’s mental health, often leading to heightened levels of stress, anxiety, and emotional distress. Taking care of your mental well-being during this time is crucial for your overall quality of life. This article aims to provide practical strategies and coping mechanisms to help individuals navigate the emotional challenges…

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Living Your Life Post-Breast Cancer Surgery

Losing a breast due to a mastectomy can be a difficult and emotional experience, and it can take time to adjust to the changes in your body. One common issue that many women face after their mastectomy is uneven breasts, with one side being larger or smaller than the other. Pretty in Pink Boutique has…

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Certified Compression and Mastectomy Fitter Talks Lymphedema Awareness

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?  Claudia Dixon: My name is Claudia, and I am a Certified Compression and Mastectomy fitter for Pretty in Pink Boutique and I’ve been with the company for six years now.  Was lymphedema part of your breast cancer journey?  CD: I do not have lymphedema, thankfully. With…

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Celebrity Breast Cancer Survivors Show They Are Just Like Us

Breast cancer can affect any woman, from your local hairdresser to a popular celebrity. There are many household names that have gone through or are currently experiencing breast cancer. Many celebrities choose to keep their health private, but there are others that are very outspoken about their experience and choose to use their condition to…

The Ultimate Guide to Compression Garments from Pretty In Pink Boutique

Lymphedema refers to swelling that occurs when the lymphatic system is unable to adequately drain fluid, usually from an arm or leg. The most common cause of lymphedema is cancer. If cancer cells block lymph vessels, or lymph nodes are removed in cancer treatment, lymphedema may result.  There are various ways a doctor may treat…