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Radiation Therapy after Mastectomy?
Hi, I'm Sharbank
After my double mastectomy I had Proton Therapy for six weeks. It was successful in that it confirmed that all cancer cells were removed from the surgery site. I was very pleased with the Proton Therapy as it is less likely to damage lungs. I was fortunate that there was a Proton facility within 25 miles of my home. I had chemo treatments before my surgery and after my Proton treatments as my c…   Read more…

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Lycopene, a potent antioxidant that may protect against heart disease and cancer, comes from fresh or cooked tomatoes.

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