Lessons from a 10-Year Breast Cancer Survivor to Those Newly Diagnosed

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You’ve just been diagnosed with breast cancer, and you are numb and scared. Your world just turned upside-down. Let me help you set it right. I am a 10-year survivor, diagnosed on August 6, 2009. I was in your shoes, shocked, freaked and a little ashamed that I’d allowed my health to get away from me. I am a control freak in so many parts of my life. Yet, my world now felt out of control.

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Under the Microscope: Dr. Andrew Dannenberg on “The Walking Wounded”

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Postmenopausal
Normal BMI
Too much friggin’ trunk fat…
That’s my personal profile these days—one that qualifies me for “The Walking Wounded,” the large cohort of women that Dr. Andrew Dannenberg, Weill Cornell Medicine Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of Cancer Prevention at its Meyer Cancer Center, is worried about.

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