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A LITTLE PAMPERING FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

Posted by 10.06.12

If you have a friend or loved one facing breast cancer surgery, itโ€™s hard to know exactly how to help. One radiation oncologist, who underwent two prophylactic mastectomies, has taken the challenge to heart, creating the Breast BFFLBagยฎ ($100), a duffel full of personal items that will help ease post-surgery discomfort.

After years of breast biopsies, consultations and genetic counseling, Dr. Elizabeth Chabner Thompson chose to have a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer. The surgery and the recovery experience led her to working in a reconstructive surgery practice so she could help other women going through the process.

While surgical procedures had e

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